Letters to the Editor

May 3, 2018

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, parents do ...

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To the Editor: More than 1.4 million people in New Jersey give their time and talent to nonprofit organizations each year, offering a whopping 215 million hours valued at $5.1 billion annually. Indeed, volunteers give nonprofit organizations an army of support to provide important programs and ...

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Editor's Note:  This letter, originally addressed to the editor of the Bernardsville News, was sent to TAPinto Somerset Hills for publication. Editor:     Sometimes your paper just doesn’t get the news right.  Your story on the recent activities of the Bernardsville Board of Health proves the ...

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To the Editor: Somerset County residents, you deserve sincere thanks for all you do throughout the year! In 2017, you donated more than 25 tons of food during Curbing Hunger Month, almost five tons of food to our monthly "BOBO Fridays" collection and over $19,000 to the annual Thanksgiving ...

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EDITOR: New Jersey’s environment was a big winner on Nov. 7, as voters approved a measure to prevent lawmakers from diverting funds earmarked for cleanups of polluted sites. Ballot Question 2, which was passed by nearly 69 percent of voters, amends the New Jersey Constitution to make sure the ...

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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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To the Editor: Thank you to the Peapack-Gladstone Womens Club for moderating the Peapack-Gladstone candidate’s night.  It was a success. The candidate’s night was the first of its kind in the borough and the first candidate’s night of any kind in 15 years.  That, in and of itself, is a ...

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To the Editor: Residents of Peapack and Gladstone have an important decision on Tuesday, November 7.  For the third straight year, we have a contested election for two seats on the Borough Council. I would like the voters to endorse our Republican candidates Roy Smith and Lisa ...

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To the Editor: I am happy to support Roy Smith and Lisa Saunders for borough council.  Here’s why: Roy Smith has a depth and a breadth of education and business experience that have served him well during his first term.  He has been instrumental in handling complex personnel situations.  Roy ...

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To the Editor: I’m endorsing Jill LaZare for the State Senate of NJ. Jill has lived in New Jersey all of her life. She has lived with her husband and children in Union County for almost 20 years.  Her background as a New Jersey lawyer gives her experience in dealing with the NJ government. It ...

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To the Editor: With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize our extraordinary ...

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To the Editor: This Labor Day, it seems ironic that the Trump Administration is poised to deny approximately 800,000 people the right to work in the U.S. These are the so-called “Dreamers” — young people in their teens and twenties who have lived in the U.S., attended our schools, assimilated ...

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