Letters to the Editor

November 18, 2018

I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with an upcoming resolution that will be presented on Tuesday Nov. 20 at the Township of  Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting. I recently learned of a resolution that would limit voluntary members on township appointed boards to two consecutive ...

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Dear Nutley Staff, Parents and Community, Thank you. Almost two years ago, the Board of Education and district  administration began our journey to present the community with our  best long-term solution to the overcrowding in our schools. We believed that this referendum would not only ...

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I was able to prevent a person becoming a victim of the IRS scam, before he submitted the demanded payment. It seems the scam has been updated and continues beyond tax season. In the latest version, a person pretending to be a legitimate IRS employee warned of imminent arrest for non-payment of ...

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Dear TAPinto Nutley Editor, As with any election, choosing the best candidate can be challenging due to the amount of misinformation the public is exposed to daily. This is especially true as we depend on the accuracy of the internet to supply all the facts and figures needed to make these ...

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As a longtime Nutley resident and active volunteer in our community and schools, my roots and commitment to our town run deep. After careful consideration of the candidates for Board of Education, I unequivocally support Sal Balsamo, Ryan Kline, and Debbie Russo...4, 5, and 6 on the ballot...for ...

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Nutley Friends and Neighbors: I hope you will join me in supporting my friends Sal Balsamo (4), Ryan Kline (5) and Debbie Russo (6), for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. I feel they are the best candidates for the position, I have found them to be tireless volunteers; always ...

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Dear Editor, With election day approaching, we wanted to reach out and share the Nutley Board of Education’s perspective on the referendum and proposed construction projects at four district schools: Yantacaw, Washington, John H. Walker Middle School and Nutley High School. There seems to be a ...

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After serious consideration, I will be voting in favor of both questions in regard to the Board of Education’s bond referendum which is on the ballot on Tuesday November 6. No one, including me, wants to pay more in property taxes. Based on the current overcrowding condition in all our ...

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I did not grow up in Nutley.  My husband did not grow up in Nutley, but we are happy our children are growing up here.  As someone who grew up in a NYC borough, I can tell you the taxes are low but the education is lackluster.  The schools are overcrowded and way underfunded and there is nothing ...

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I am writing to you about the current referendum taking place in our community.  I am glad to be able to share with you the unique perspective of a 6th grade student at Washington School. As much as I enjoy being a student at Washington, my experience in the trailers is lacking in comparison to ...

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Dear Editor, I have been on Facebook for somewhere around 11 years now. Like most people, I have watched it evolve from a way to get in touch with old high school friends and share cute pictures of your pets to a complex place, filled with an odd variety of information. Some of it is news—actual ...

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To the Editor: Unlike many Citizens of Nutley, I did not grow up here, but still chose Nutley as the right place to buy a home and raise my family. I grew up in the South and became accustomed to low property taxes. It was the normal expectation, and an established way of life. As you can ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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As the parent of middle school student and a high school student, I’m writing to address the proposed school referendum from the point of view of safety. Last year there was in incident in the high school when a student posted disturbing videos. It was reported, and the school and authorities ...

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I attended the presentation and I first want to express my gratitude for the diligent preparation by the board and Dr. Glazer. They have my full confidence and trust. The recommendation for Option 1 comprehensively addresses the infrastructure problems facing the elementary schools while also ...

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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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The fall season is a great time of the year to venture outdoors. As nights turn cool, leaves of many colors, a phenomenon, which affects most many deciduous trees and shrubs change various shades of reds, yellows, purples, browns,oranges, magentas, and pinks, a season we call Autumn. Bird ...

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Letter to the Editor: I am writing to address the upcoming referendum, and why I believe it is important to vote "yes".   I am a proud, born and bred Nutleyite:  I was raised on White Terrace, attended Washington Elementary School, Franklin Middle School, and graduated from Nutley High ...

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To the Editor,   I wanted to share my perspective as a 10 year tax paying resident of Nutley in regard to the revised Referendum.  When we moved here 10 years ago, before we had children, I remember how proud long time residents were of the school system. Even though, at the time, it wasn’t ...

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Dear Editor, Joseph DiVincenzo is running for his 5th term in office as Essex County Executive.  I urge each of you not to give Mr. DiVincenzo another term for the following reasons.  To my knowledge, the South Mountain Reservation was chartered as a haven for wildlife, hiking, camping, and as ...

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I am excited to announce that Century 21 Van Der Wende Associates is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Van Der Wende Properties. The announcement of our brand name change to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Van Der Wende Properties signals a defining moment in real estate. It unites the ...

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