Letters to the Editor

November 13, 2018

  HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – Amazon has officially decided that New Jersey is not the place for one of their HQ2 locations, and Assemblyman John DiMaio says that it is no surprise. “The Democrats’ high-tax and over-regulation policies made the decision easy for Amazon,” said DiMaio (R-Warren).

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Senator Bob Menendez deserves to be reelected on November 6th. Senator Menendez is our only hope to defend hard working New Jersey families from the horrible policies and politics of President Donald Trump. It is clear that Donald Trump is “Divider in Chief” and he intends on creating divisions in ...

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Dear Editor, I’ve just seen Ann Grossi’s opponent’s palm card. She says she’s a Community Volunteer.  That’s very nice, but I do not know how that provides experience to run the clerk’s office. She says that she’s done pro-bono legal services.  Well every attorney who I know has done ...

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How do you feel?  Am VERY concerned on the large amount of OUTSIDE campaign MONEY is being used to influence OUR state, OUR county and OUR towns Nov 6th General ELECTIONS.   YEARS of experience and TONS of integrity matters, NOT OUTSIDE INFLUENCE!  People before party politics, do elect the very ...

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When my son was 16 years old, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. During that first year we made 5 runs to the ER, he was hospitalized three times. But we were fortunate.  With the proper care our son avoided the surgery that so often comes with this disease. We had good health insurance and all ...

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Dear Editor  I love U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin’s slogan, “Send in a Marine.”  Every time I see his bus with the “Send in a Marine” slogan it makes me smile.  I believe this is exactly what Washington D.C. needs.  Since the passing of Senator McCain we could use a real Marine in Washington ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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I am calling all progressive residents out there who have had enough of President Trump and his bias against women to come out on November 6th and vote for Mikie Sherrill for Congress.  Everytime I see Mikie at a campaign event, I am more and more impressed.  I think that every resident who hears ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 54-year-old single mom and longtime Union County resident didn’t think her life would get worse after her home in Westfield was foreclosed on. Then Annie Vann-Ashkenazi, a mother of four, got the call from Overlook Medical Center. “Two days after I got here, I received a ...

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Dear Editor: I want to personally thank the more than 340 walkers who participated in the 3rd Annual Chatham Township Out of the Darkness Walk at Cougar Field. Despite the cool and cloudy skies, they helped shine a bright light on suicide prevention and raised nearly  $60,000 (to date) for ...

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Dear Voter:  The last two years have been unprecedented in American politics as our national conversation continues to become increasingly disrespectful, if not hateful.  Minorities are being disparaged, and families are being separated simply for who they are by Washington policy objectives ...

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This past May, we lost one of our own, Steve O’Neill, to cancer at the age of 44.  Steve was a dedicated husband, father, coach, supporter of our community, and board member of Morris Plains Soccer.  He will be deeply missed by all those that knew him.  In Steve’s memory, the Morris Plains Soccer ...

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Dear Editor: Over the years, as Mayor of Chatham Township I have made a concerted effort to increase awareness of suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stems from my early days on the Committee when I learned of a young Chatham Township father who died by suicide. While I did not know the ...

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The passing of Senator John McCain is the loss of an American hero and patriot that we owe a true debt to. Let’s not forget that it was Mr. McCain’s historical “no vote” on the floor of the Senate, voting against the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare, that literally saved healthcare for ...

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The New Jersey chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists urges New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to adopt a state-wide policy that all police dash cam videos be classified as public records as he has already done with dash cam videos from fatal police shootings. The request ...

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