Letters to the Editor

May 31, 2020

Message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing.  Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI in Minneapolis, but by the ...

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Firstly, Let me say my thanks to all front line responders for taking care of our sick population. Your courage and dedication are an inspiration to our community. I also want to comment on the quick response of Governor Murphy at the onset of this crisis. No one understood what we were ...

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Dear Editor: Chelsea Senior Living operates 21 assisted living residences in New Jersey and New York. During the horrific COVID-19 pandemic, our senior population has been the most vulnerable to sickness and possible death because of pre-existing medical conditions, diminished immune systems, ...

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You already know that the Coronavirus is causing a deep recession and record budget deficits.  How bad is it?  According to the Congressional Budget Office, the U.S. is likely to have a deficit of $3.7 trillion in 2020. At the start of this year the deficit was expected to be $1.0 trillion, ...

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Dear Editor: I’m very sad that my twins who are seniors will miss their proms, senior send off festivities, graduation- and are uncertain If they will actually be able to attend the colleges that they worked so hard to get accepted to in September.  But posting how sad we are, how unfair and ...

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We had our soft opening one year ago! We want to thank all of our friends and customers for their support this past year. We have enjoyed seeing you come with your families for dinner, having brunch with your friends, sipping a beer or cocktail with your co-workers, surprising someone with a ...

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Over the past several weeks, I have witnessed the outpouring of your support to the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad in many ways. You have provided hundreds of much-needed personal protective equipment supplies, supplied us with lunch and dinners for months, written wonderful notes ...

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To all 12 Candidates for Commissioner: As a resident of the township of Nutley and voter trying to select the 5 candidates I found that there is not enough information for me to make an educated choice on whom to vote for. All that is available for the most of the voters is your "candidate ...

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I will refer to Maria Hamlin as Chief because that is how I met her and how I will always remember her. Being a Chief is the highest enlisted military rank earned and it takes great drive and total commitment to the utmost personal and professional standards. When I transferred into the unit ...

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Jay Webber, R-Morris, et al. (Assembly Republicans) in Assembly Resolution # 151  glibly assert that NJ parks were closed “purely on anecdote, without sufficient data.”  What homework did you do in the 2 weeks before Gov. Murphy closed NJ parks?  Obviously, none. While working from home (after ...

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Many EMS agencies across New Jersey have announced that they are "standing down" and either selectively choosing which calls to respond to or, in some cases, just not responding at all during this most critical time. The Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad, however, is reiterating our ...

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The members of Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad would like to take a moment to express our appreciation to you for your support. We’d like to thank you for all your generous donations. It is the continuing generosity of people like you that helps to make our organization ...

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Greetings fellow residents of Essex County. When addressing the Essex County community at large, I usually do so as President of the Board of Chosen Freeholders. On this occasion, under these unprecedented circumstances, I am expressing my thoughts as a father, a son, a husband, and concerned ...

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Dear Friends, I am one of many Asian Americans that live in Nutley and something I have seen recently online are xenophobic comments in wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic.  I think it is important to state that the following are not okay Referring to COVID-19 as “Kung Flu” or the “China ...

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Let’s help those that go out of their way to help us. Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad (NVERS) is entirely funded by insurance payments and donations. The squad has grown lately to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the squad are volunteers, and thus are not paid.  We ...

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Consistent with Nutley Family Service Bureau’s history of responsiveness to community needs, we provide services and create workable solutions that allow continuity of operations while considering the health and safety of patrons, staff, and volunteers. Therefore, in this time of evolving public ...

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