Letters to the Editor

July 31, 2018

As a resident of Shadylawn Drive, directly affected by the plans of FDU to build an Olympic sized track behind my home, I am disappointed by the University’s refusal to reconsider the placement of their upgraded facilities.  For those that may not be aware, FDU presented a plan to the Madison ...

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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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Don’t Complain; Vote! It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, 11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a ...

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Dear Editor: On behalf of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and as chairman of our Easter Fun Fest event, I would like to thank our sponsors Cleaners Advantage and Whole Foods Market and all of the families who came downtown on Saturday, March 24 to celebrate Easter with our community and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – On March 14, nearly 1 million teenagers across the country stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide protest calling upon Congress to take action against gun violence. I am proud to have been one of them. Undeterred by the small size of the school, my friends and ...

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To the Editor: I grew up in Chatham, NJ and currently live in Boston, MA. Last year, news traveled here about two mothers expressing outrage about an informational video on Islam being shown in a social studies class at my former middle school. The mothers made the accusation that the school ...

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Dear Editor, It was a cool morning on Saturday, October 7 when 105 car enthusiasts entered their vehicles into competition at our 25th Annual Chamber of Commerce/PBA #92 Car Show at Bottle Hill Day.  The caliber of cars is always of the highest standard and 75 special awards were presented in ...

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Bamboo is a misunderstood plant species. The public is vastly uneducated on the subject and typically comes to incorrect conclusions. This letter is in response to Terry Romano's letter, "Say No to Bamboo"... From Terry Romano... Running bamboo cannot be contained. Barriers will fail ...

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If you have been following the Madison Borough Council and Health Department conversations concerning bamboo, then you have heard how several Madison property owners have been terribly impacted by the encroachment of neighbors’ bamboo onto their properties. Bamboo is an invasive, non-native ...

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Editor: Madison voters have a lot to think about this election. Many long-time residents are disappointed that the movie theater has closed. Parents of students at St. Vincent Martyr School are worried about the impacts on traffic and pedestrian safety when 135 new housing units open directly ...

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I am writing because of a local paper’s endorsement for the Board of Education (BOE) candidates which focused intently on technology as the key issue to consider. While technology is important, I was frustrated that two other issues were not considered.  We need a Human Resources expert who knows ...

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I believe which campaigns and which causes a person chooses to donate their time and money speaks volumes about their character and true beliefs. Listening to John Hoover discuss his years of volunteering his time to multiple causes was truly inspiring. I can only hope at some point in my life, I ...

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Dear Editor: We are writing in response to Claudia Dattoma McIntyre’s October 25 letter, “For the Love of Madison." While we certainly agree with Ms. McIntyre that Madison is a wonderful place to live, we are concerned with her presentation of perception as fact, and believe this is very ...

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To the Editor: On November 7  New Jerseyans will elect a new Governor. The choice could not be more stark or important. The choice will either protect us from decisions being made in Washington or it will impact us in negative ways for years into the future. Constitutionally, the New Jersey ...

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Dear Editor: After hearing from numerous friends that “Madison was the best town,” my husband and I made the decision in 2010 to move here from a neighboring community. Seven years later we couldn’t be happier. We love the friendly, down-to-earth people in town, the strong sense of community and ...

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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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