Letters to the Editor

August 14, 2018

NEW JERSEY - Bonding time between a parent and child is critical in the first year of a baby’s life. New Jersey believes it. We are one of four states offering paid family leave for new parents.  Here in the Garden State we understand that stronger families mean stronger communities. Stronger ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - Yesterday, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal joined a multi-state coalition of Attorneys General in opposing the Trump Administration’s proposal to restrict access to health care by imposing unconstitutional restrictions on the Title X program. The Title X program ...

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  Over the course of the next several months I need you to join me in a fight against any extremist nominee to the Supreme Court.     We should not vote on a Supreme Court nominee until the American people make their voices heard in the November election. This is the same rule and process ...

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Hi, EB Community,    I am Alexandra Gonzalez. I am currently a Junior at EBHS. I am as well a Girl Scout and working on my Gold Award. I am in search of donations and would like to inform you on the issue my project will address, how you can help, and why this is important.  The project I am ...

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Dear Mayor Cohen:   Thank you.  Your issued statement last night regarding the current development plans for the intersection of Summerhill and Old Stage Roads - which will be under discussion at the May 17 zoning board meeting in East Brunswick, is a welcome voice.  Like you, we have a ...

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One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, parents do ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -  On Sunday, April 29, 2018, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of New Jersey and their dogs to take steps toward a common goal: the elimination of suffering caused by cancer. “Bark For Life of Central NJ” is a brand new event that will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department, in cooperation with the East Brunswick Board of Education, will be assisting the school security staff by providing police officers at our township public schools. It is the goal of the East Brunswick Police Department and the East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As we begin the process of redevelopment here in East Brunswick, we will be facing some daunting, challenging, yet exciting prospects. This will be the first time in over a half century that we will be fundamentally changing the structure, function, and image of our most ...

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Dear East Brunswick Resident, As the Mayor of East Brunswick Township, I am pleased to share with you a new program that could reduce your property tax bill each year. East Brunswick is proud to be one of several communities in New Jersey to offer such a program and one of the few to offer ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - To me, Middlesex County is a place where everyone’s needs are important, and where all our residents should have access to the County services and programs on which they’ve come to depend. I know that as your Freeholder Director, it’s my duty to support our residents, but my ...

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Dear Friends, Accidents happen. People get sick. It’s important to have health insurance to protect you and your family from racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills. Chances are, coverage is more affordable than you think.  That’s why I’m emailing you ...

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Dear Editor,         Serving the public as mayor of a large town gives me a great opportunity to appreciate the roles of our state representatives. Much of what we do locally is controlled and determined by policies made at the state level. The ability to communicate with dedicated state ...

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Dear Editor: As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ.  Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our ...

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Two things consistently happen after a mass shooting: Everyone offers thoughts and prayers, and gun sales go up.    When is the appropriate time to discuss changing gun laws and addressing the public health epidemic that Americans are faced with?  Seems like this questions is always in ...

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On July 29, 2016, one week after my 41st birthday, with no warning, I experienced a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. SCAD is an uncommon heart condition that causes arteries in the heart to tear, leading to a blockage of the artery, and, in my case, a heart attack.  I HAVE NO KNOWN RISK ...

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Dear Editor,   I am supporting my friend, Patrick Diegnan, for re-election to the State Senate. Senator Diegnan is recognized as one of the leading advocates for ensuring quality public education for all of our residents, regardless of economic status. He served as an advocate for Middlesex ...

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To the Editor:   I am proud to endorse my friend Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin for re-election this November. Growing up in a family of seven meant paying her way through college by working full-time, so she understands hard work and the value of a dollar. Building on her Masters of Public ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -  – From Bergen County in the north to Salem County in the south, a diverse coalition of Assembly members has pledged their support to Craig Coughlin to lead the General Assembly as its next speaker.  I was honored to be one of the first supporters of Assemblyman Coughlin when he ...

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Dear Editor, About almost six years ago, after my discontent over the availability of any historic East Brunswick content available on any online platform, I wanted to do the internet (and the community) a favor by sharing some of this content myself. I have had this fascination for local ...

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