Letters to the Editor

October 16, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - When East Brunswick’s school elections were moved to November several years ago, we were immediately concerned that our non-partisan and apolitical Board of Education would eventually become partisan and political. Besides our thriving students, world-class staff, and ...

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Dear Editor, For some odd reason, I am a victim of a smear campaign by several outspoken local Republican Party leaders. As a candidate for the BOE, my role would be non-partisan and only in the best interest of all stakeholders, regardless of party affiliation. In fact, I feel there is no place ...

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Once again a developer is trying to build on open space and construct apartments, parking areas and other buildings on what is now home to trees and mixed forest growth, numerous species of animals, wetlands and streams that date back to the last Ice Age. The builder is Alfieri, and the development ...

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Dear Editor,  According to the Washington Post, the U.S. economy expanded at a 1.2 percent annual rate during first three quarters of 2011. Forty-four percent of the increase was due to incomes growing and people actually getting richer. Meanwhile, for New Jersey school employees 2011 was the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Lenape hunted along the clear stream as it meandered through sandy hills and wetlands, and they used the native plants as medicines or herbs for their meals. When colonists arrived in the late 1600s, the boggy ground along the stream was named Hickory Swamp and by the ...

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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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Health & safety of people, wildlife, vegetation, trees, air, & water - now and for decades to come - is at risk from the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project’s pipeline In Raritan Bay and Compressor Station 206 in Franklin Township. Series Issue 4:  Construction threatens ...

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Series Issue 2:  Compressor Stations release toxic chemicals into the air.  These are known to impact health. Compressor Station 206 is proposed to be a 32,000-horsepower gas-fired unit that will emit formaldehyde, benzene, ammonia, and other toxic chemicals.  Williams/Transco decided that they ...

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Series Issue 3:  Sea level rise and extreme weather events are linked to increases in greenhouse gases.  Read below about associated costs to health & property. We have been experiencing a rapid escalation of climate extremes like rains of historic proportions, floods,  wildfires and ...

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