Letters to the Editor

November 4, 2018

Dear Editor: I don’t do this as often but I wanted to share an amazing experience I had to start my day. Before I left my home to visit Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed T. Khairullah, I was waiting for my car to heat up in my parking spot when retired Paterson Police Officer Joe, 25 years of ...

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Dear Editor 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 ...

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Dear Editor: As a resident of West Orange for nearly four decades, I am appalled by the level of vitriol, outright lying and nasty meanness exhibited by fellow residents on social media. (I am not a fan of social media for this very reason) I am writing to TAP in the hopes of  reminding my ...

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Greetings my fellow Patersonians,  This year we have a unique opportunity to do a few things:  When you are voting, start from the bottom and work your way up. (From K and up) VOTE LOCAL FIRST! 1.The MOST VITAL AND IMPORTANT  There is a question on the ballot to vote a  Type 1 or ...

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Dear Editor: As a lifelong resident and community servant of the great city of Paterson, I am proud to endorse the following candidates for the Paterson School Board: Oshin Castillo, Nakima Redmond, Manny Martinez Jr, Vincent Arrington and Eddy Pichardo. I give my endorsement without ...

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Dear Editor: I am proud to support Freeholders Assad Akhter, John Bartlett and Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara for reelection. in addition, I am also proud to endorse Danielle Ireland-Imhof for County Clerk.  Over the course of the last six months, I have seen their commitment first hand to ...

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Dear Editor:  Throughout the City of Paterson there’s been an echo. It started out as a whisper back in 2016, then it grew to a chant in 2017 before eventually becoming a clarion call in 2018. People want me back on the school board. My years of advocacy work speaks for itself. Having served ...

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Dear Editor: I wish to give a brief recapitulation of the history of the school funding reform act as I understand it.  In 2008, the New Jersey Legislature enacted a statewide school funding formula, the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA). The SFRA is a "weighted student formula."  The ...

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Dearest Friends: On September 5 our loving son Kevin was taken from us. While our hearts remain heavy, the prayers that so many in our Paterson family shared in the hours and days that followed helped carry us through a dark time. Our faith tells that Kevin is in heaven, and our hearts are ...

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Dear Editor Earlier this week I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to having not been misquoted, I regret to say that due to my poor choice of words and being a little nervous, I was misunderstood.  Certainly, I believe the majority of ...

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Dear Editor:  I wish to congratulate newly appointed board of education member Jessica Schutte. With my congratulations I also wish to offer a bit of advice as she prepares to take the oath of office and begin her term.  First, I would simply suggest that she not in any way feel obligated to ...

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