Letters to the Editor

June 2, 2020

To the Editor, Last night, Piscataway welcomed a new baby, Giana Butler. On the day she was born, her mother, Quiyana, was helping to plan a community vigil for racial justice in our town.  Giana will be three days old when we hold the vigil this Thursday, to stand up for social equality at a ...

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To the Editor: I didn’t expect to be spending the spring semester of my junior year in college quarantined in Piscataway, my hometown. I’ve been enjoying my time at Franklin and Marshall College, where I am majoring in sociology and political science, preparing to be a citizen of the world.

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I don’t know if everyone in Piscataway has been following the race for Mayor and Council seats in the upcoming Democratic primary. For sure, we’ve all had a lot on our plates these past three months. But one thing that’s stood out to me is the need for TERM LIMITS. Mayor Wahler has been mayor ...

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Growing up, voting was always a priority in my household. As a family, we’d watch televised debates and were told how we were literally the first generation of voters in the family BORN with secured voting rights. I had a firsthand view of political activism with my grandmother and mother holding ...

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Dear Editor: Members of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) celebrate May as “Better Hearing & Speech Month,” to promote awareness of the audiology and speech language-pathology professions and its impact on the lives of children and adults with hearing, communication ...

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To the Editor: The Piscataway Community Energy Aggregation (PCEA) program, just rolled out for township residents, does NOT include nuclear power as one of its “renewable energy” sources.  The referendum voters passed last November required that the PCEA use only Class 1 Renewables: wind, solar, ...

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Dear Friends,  Today, I spoke with a struggling single mother in tears.  This morning, she visited three stores with her infant, unable to find formula anywhere.  She did not have the funds available last week to stock up on essentials in preparation for our current situation.  The mother was ...

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To the Editor: Residents should be aware that the Piscataway Community Energy Aggregation (PCEA) Ordinance approved overwhelmingly by referendum last November means you can and should have the option to get immediately 100% of your electricity from clean, renewable sources (mainly wind and ...

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