Letters to the Editor

July 31, 2018

Dear Editor, If you frequent the Roxbury Shoprite/Home Depot mall area you know that people crossing into the street in front of the stores is becoming more and more dangerous. As a driver, it seems that people, more often than not, just leave a store and without looking just jump into the ...

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Greetings, residents of Roxbury Township.  Let me begin by thanking you for the opportunity to serve as the high school principal for the past 15 years.  It has been an honor and a pleasure to do so. As I “walk into the sunset,” I’d like to bring an important issue to your attention.  It is a ...

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Dear TAPinto Roxbury, Nice to see your coverage of the plans to improve visual image of Landing.   In the meantime the DPW or Road Department is storing materials on Shippenport Road in such a manner that it looks like illegal dumping. And that is nothing compared to the ugly problem on area ...

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Dear Editor, As of late, due to most disturbing acts of violence against children in our schools, there is much vigorous debate regarding gun control and protection of our children and grand-children. Much of the debate is based on emotion rather than reasoned thought. I think ...

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I strongly urge all registered Democrats or Unaffiliated to vote for Peter Jacob in the NJ-7 primary on 6/5. Peter has name recognition and the experience running one of the most cost effective congressional campaigns in the U.S. during 2016, an example that he walks the talk to get big money out ...

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May 8, 2018 To the editor, We are writing on behalf of the more than 1,600 public school employees working in our schools.  We are proud of the work that we do, and we are the reason that our schools celebrate notable achievements and our students’ goals and dreams are often ...

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As a parent of children who have attended Kennedy Elementary School in Succasunna starting in 2010, I am very disappointed that you chose to use Mr Eric Renfors  “No Shave November photos” to announce his resignation. They were clearly used in poor taste. He is a humble man who participates in ...

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Dear Editor, One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, ...

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Dear Editor, Retro Fitness of Kenvil would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all our members and guest for supporting our Zumba fundraiser on April 28 to help support the 11th Hour Animal Rescue.  The Group-X instructors, Christine and Sandi, did a fantastic job organizing the event and ...

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Dear Editor, St Therese Knights of Columbus Council #6320 would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the residents of Roxbury and its surrounding communities for their continued support of our annual Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Drive held April 13-15. Your generosity enabled ...

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Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the Roxbury Board of Education’s April 11 online news release regarding the status of negotiations with the Roxbury Education Association (REA).  To say we are disappointed by this piece of fiction, written by what can only be described as selective ...

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Dear Editor, As we are approaching our busy season I would like to take the time to thank my customers for their continued business. We have had some customers with us for over 25 years. We do our best to provide them with top quality products. I know they have many options of places to go for ...

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Dear Editor, On Jan. 17, the Roxbury Public Library held its first American Red Cross blood drive. Despite snow and less than ideal driving conditions, dozens of area residents showed up to donate blood, nearly doubling the Red Cross' quota for the day!  The drive was held in honor of local ...

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Dear Editor, I have read with interest the reaction of the only Democrat member of Roxbury's Town Council regarding his appointments to committees. I recently retired after over 40 years in senior leadership roles in both public and private sectors. I have always found that responsibility is ...

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It is not an easy task to put yourself out there and run for office.  All four of the candidates who ran for Roxbury Township Board of Education had the best interests of our district and its students at heart, and all four of us brought a unique perspective to the table. Roxbury would have ...

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Today I will be voting for Heather McMurchie Champagne for Roxbury NOW. Why? Because she is the best candidate for the position, in my opinion. She has been involved in the community, not just at the school level. She understands what changes need to be made to best benefit the schools and ...

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My name is June Beck, a taxpayer and voter in Roxbury. I would like to publicly endorse Heather Champagne for the school board in Roxbury. I have known Heather for over ten years and believe that she is an outstanding candidate for this position. She has always worked diligently to make the ...

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I have so much to say about Eric Pilkington, being a retired Marine, Magna Cum Laude graduate, three sport athlete and highly regarded technologist and management consultant in his field. This guy certainly knows how to win and more importantly, he knows how to get things done. He is a ...

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Dear Editor: As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ.  Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our ...

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