Letters to the Editor

May 6, 2021

The introduction of Ordinance No. 3473 to ban, even temporarily, the operation of any cannabis related business does not seem to bear in mind the best interests of our community, especially when 64.67% of Nutley voters supported legalization.  Whereas the passage of recreational use is new, NJ ...

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Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, there has been an unprecedented surge in both firearm sales and gun violence.  Recent economic stress combined with social isolation has intensified the crisis and further highlighted weaknesses in our existing gun safety laws.  However, gun violence ...

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Dear Editor: I am pleased to see the steady evolution of “Autism Awareness Month” to “Autism Acceptance Month,” as what really needs to be celebrated are the enormous contributions of people with autism to our society. We proudly operate a “post 21” program known as Adult Community Services, ...

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During the March 24th Nutley Planning Board meeting in which DMR Architects presented a report on what to do with the Diamond Spring Restaurant and Beach Club property, it was recommended that the site be redeveloped, citing abandonment as a major qualification. There’s just one thing — it’s not ...

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In response to historic increases in anti-Chinese and anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) incidents and assaults, UCAANJ, a NJ leadership organization of Chinese Americans, issued the following statement: We strongly condemn racism and expressions of hate, bias and discrimination in ...

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When last we addressed the Township, we spoke about Prism’s desire to make ON3 a “Mixed-Use” Development. Exactly what is Mixed-Use Development, and why is it good for Nutley and Clifton? Traditionally, land use planning followed a silo approach meant to keep residences, shops, factories and ...

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