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Letters to the Editor

December 27, 2022

Dear Friends, As we near the end of another eventful year, we wish you all warm blessings and good health. Now is also a good time to reflect on what was certainly a productive year for the Lost Souls Public Memorial Project (LSP), and to humbly ask for your generous support to help us continue ...

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As a cancer breast cancer survivor and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer. I’m calling on Congress to get its work done this year and pass a series of must-do items to help cancer patients, including creating a pathway for coverage of new technology to improve cancer early ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ Dear Editor: The East Brunswick Clergy Council would like to express our dismay at the act of antisemitism in the form of a threat made against Jewish houses of worship. Being committed to communication and collaboration across faith traditions we believe that an act of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Dear East Brunswick Community,  Thank you to everyone that supported my campaign, posted and spoke kind words, and of course voted for me. I will not let you down and will continue to do my best to protect the children of East Brunswick and everyone in the school ...

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Dear Editor, Congratulations to Caitlin Kehoe, EdM, BCBA, Supervisor of Daisy Programs and Camp, eastbrunswick.org, for her outstanding contribution bringing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and EB COMMUNITY in this innovative inauguration launching of LOVE SERVING ...

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This November, two experienced and dedicated candidates are up for re-election for the East Brunswick Board of Education: LIWU HONG (Line 4) and HEATHER GUAS (Line 5) As community leaders and as parents with children in the East Brunswick Public Schools, Liwu Hong and Heather Guas understand ...

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After watching a recent East Brunswick Board of Education meeting, I find it necessary to voice my concerns due to comments made regarding the terms cisgender, intersex, non-binary, and transgender. The very fact that one of our own Board of Ed members admitted that he doesn’t know what some of ...

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As a lifelong resident of South Plainfield, I know how important our recreation and school sports programs are to the children in our community. I can tell you first hand, our senator Patrick Diegnan shares the same sentiments. In early January, while serving as the South Plainfield Board of ...

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Dear Editor,   On April 1st our community suffered the loss of a beautiful person, Kathryn Dean. I was fortunate enough to go to high school with Kat and get to know her personally over the years. She was a 2002 graduate of South Plainfield High School and an amazing wife and mother of three.

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In 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation mandating LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in our public schools. It was my first year working as a school psychologist in the Piscataway school district. My GSA club celebrated the news and students spoke about what it would mean to finally be seen ...

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The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge.  I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun ...

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EB BEARS Making EB Proud!!! East Brunswick Boys Tennis Varsity team win the prestigious Bryan Bennett invitational tournament beating the Top High School teams in the State and Only losing 1 match the entire tournament. They ended with a smooth 5-0 sweep in the finals clinching Bryan ...

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I am sad to see how a deceiver prevailed last night. It amazes me how Joyce Mehta's fan club made last night about bullying and racial bias, without any regard to her lack of integrity and truthfulness. I've been a resident in SB for 30 plus years and my husband for 60. I have never seen anything ...

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The following is an open letter penned by Rutgers senior Geo Baker. Baker has started 101 games over four seasons, averaging 11.1 points, 3.3 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. Dear Rutgers Nation, I’m not really sure if this is my official thank you and farewell statement, or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick High School student, Elisa Kim, envisioned and created this program while recruiting fellow classmates to volunteer their time tutoring younger students. Partnering with Share the Voice, a local 501c3 serving special needs individuals, the high school students ...

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Dear Editor,        I grew up in a home where my father spent 51 years as an educator and administrator. The last 21 years were spent with him being the Superintendent in one of Niche’s top 5 rated school systems in Massachusetts… quite an accomplishment to say the least. I say this because ...

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No one wants to be told that they have cancer. Thirteen years ago, I was a 36-year-old woman diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the prime of my life. Hearing this diagnosis makes the world stop. Suddenly, my daily priorities were no longer important, and I was faced with questions like, “am I ...

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Dear Editor: Thank you for your support in last week’s election.   You have my commitment to continue to work for my hometown and all of the residents of the 18th legislative district. Only in the United States of America could the seventh child of Irish immigrants be elected to the State ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - This November, help us keep two experienced and dedicated women on the East Brunswick Board of Education: VICKI BECKER (Line 3) and BARBARA REISS (Line 4) Vicki and Barbara have been volunteering in the schools and in the East Brunswick community for years. As community ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday Ronnie Li received a proclamation for the Township of East Brunswick for her dedication to improving the quality and access to tennis and pickleball.  The Proclamation was awarded at the opening of the newly upgraded tennis and basketball facilities at Country Lane ...

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Dear Editor,  I recently read a comment that claimed our students did not have the activities and sports programs they should, that they did not have the support they need. I was reflecting on this yesterday as I watched Girls Field Hockey have another incredible game, cheered on by proud ...

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Dear Editor: Supporting our preferred political candidates is very much in the spirit of the American experiment. That includes putting up yard signs and waving banners on street corners. Once Election Day passes, and it becomes clear who the winner is, we should all shake hands, accept the ...

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Dear Editor, While all elections are important, this is the first time I have come to realize how significant local elections truly are. In previous years, I am embarrassed to admit, I would be vaguely familiar with the local candidates and try my best to research the Board of Education ...

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Dear Editor: I want to start by saying I am not writing to re-litigate whether our East Brunswick students should be required to wear masks on school busses or in school buildings. That decision has been finalized for the foreseeable future and while all parents, I imagine, wish our children ...

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Dear Editor: This week (September 18th, to be precise) is the time when many voters in East Brunswick will begin to receive their mail-in ballots. Many of them will start to return their filled-in ballots. The 2020 general election cycle was filled with controversy, and many of us are burnt ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hi, my name is Yan Yakirevich. I was born in New York, and when I was two years old, I moved to East Brunswick. One of my favorite hobbies is to take pictures. My photography hobby got more fun and interesting every day and every year I have been doing it. I always take ...

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Dear Mayor Cohen and Township Council Members, I applaud the decision at a recent Township Council meeting not to allow the cultivation, manufacturing, wholesale, distributing, retail sales, or delivery services of marijuana products in East Brunswick.   However, I understand that, given ...

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NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18:   To Whom It May Concern,              After careful consideration by The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters leadership and its New Jersey members, we have decided to endorse the slate of Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblyman Robert ...

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  Dear Editor, New Jerseyans need to demand legislative changes to the process of reviewing complaints of police misconduct throughout the state.  Currently, municipal and county law enforcement agencies, county prosecutors, and the state’s Attorney General have the power to conduct internal ...

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Dear Editor, The 2020 East Brunswick Democratic Campaign thanks the voters of the Township of East Brunswick for their support in the past election. We appreciate the trust that you continue to place in Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, Mayor Brad Cohen, Councilman Sterley Stanley and Councilman ...

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