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Letters to the Editor

June 22, 2022

To the Editor: While the Officers of the Historical Society continue to fiddle the Red Brick School House remains endangered. In early April I wrote an article expressing concern about the various updated safety measures needed to protect and preserve our 161-year-old Museum. To date, the ...

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Dear Editor, The Mayor and Borough Council have decided the immediate fate of Post Office Plaza by choosing the redevelopment option that calls for 15 units of affordable housing to be built on the Borough’s Bowers Lane parking lot. This was one of five options only revealed to the public for ...

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To the Editor: I read Ms. Mathiasen’s letter, part of which addressed the issue of firefighter safety in modern multifamily structures. As someone with 43 years of fire service experience, a former Fire Service Subject-Matter Expert for the State of New Jersey, 25 years of line/command ...

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To the Editor: At the end of a second long town hall meeting on the Post Office Plaza redevelopment, I would like to offer a huge thank you to the Borough staff and professionals who have helped us navigate this difficult terrain. I am also grateful to residents who took the time to listen ...

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Chatham Borough mayor and council have finally unveiled their grid of 5 choices for Post Office Plaza (POP).   This is a lose lose agreement for borough residents: We lose our parking .....  some matrix choices have the borough giving away the POP parking to the developer. We lose our ...

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To the Editor: The Red Brick School House is in immediate danger from the lack of the most basic safeguards to protect the building and interior collections.  Delaying taking steps to safeguard it is not an option in my opinion. The Wells Sisters graciously contacted me regarding my letter to ...

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To the Editor: For years while I have been associated with the Historical Society, I have encouraged the Board to take adequate measures to protect the building and its contents from all types of damage. For unknown reasons, it has never been a priority.   I have been told that ”we are ...

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