Letters to the Editor

July 3, 2018

It is no secret that the cost of living in New Jersey is among the highest in the nation. Coupled with a severe shortage of affordable housing, many of our residents struggle every day to make ends meet. The state would have to provide at least 155,000 new units of affordable housing by 2025 to ...

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The Holland Christian Home would like to thank the North Haledon Fire Department for their assistance in our annual disaster drill on June 4, 2018. As a continuing care retirement community, we strive to offer the best care possible to our residents. The professional response of our local emergency ...

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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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Dear Editor: As one of only 12 members on the New Jersey General Assembly’s Budget Committee, I am in the unique position to question New Jersey’s commissioners, those charged with leading our state's various departments, on the specifics of the FY 19 budget that Governor Murphy has proposed. As ...

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As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network ...

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2,200. 2,200 of our neighbors died from opioids in New Jersey in 2016 alone. That is over 2000 of our friends, coworkers, siblings, children, and parents that we were not able to save from this epidemic.  Every year we lose more and more people to these highly addictive drugs and it seems we have ...

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To The Editor: Representative Bill Pascrell has shown tremendous dedication to the protection of our environment, specifically regarding the improvement of drinking water in our district. While studying public health at The College of New Jersey, and recognizing the challenge of protecting ...

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Thanksgiving is a well-known holiday signature to North America.  An outlet for Americans to express gratitude for their blessings, Thanksgiving is a tradition allotted to the last Thursday of November.  Family, friends, and neighbors celebrate together on this joyous occasion with a feast.  As a ...

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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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