Letters to the Editor

July 24, 2018

Dear Editor: As I frequently write, scammers are becoming more sophisticated each day. A resident called to advise me of the latest scam, somewhat obvious from the contents of the letter received, but with the many scandals being reported on in various media, a possible reality, depending ...

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Dear Editor,  I am the advisor to West Orange High School's student newspaper, The Pioneer. My Editor-in-Chief, Anna Favetta, is the student who researched the topic and wrote the article bringing this issue to light. She worked on the article for 4 months before she had adequate and proper ...

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Today as I announce my retirement at the end of this session of Congress, I want to use the opportunity to strongly encourage the many young people I meet to consider public service.  Public service is an incredible way to turn your convictions into something that serves the greater good and to do ...

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Dear Editor, As the No. 1 killer of women—claiming the lives of one in three women—cardiovascular diseases force us to consider that a woman we know and love may be affected at any age.  In fact, today heart disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. There is good news: ...

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Dear Editor, Concealed Carry Reciprocity is Wrong for New Jersey A few years back, several national retail chains made headlines when they implemented "No Firearms Allowed" policies. These chains include Chipotle, Target, and Starbucks, among others. Here in NJ, we didn't pay as much ...

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In February 1978 I walked into the office of The Rahway News-Record and Clark Patriot to begin what I thought was to be a short-term job stepping stone.  Instead, it turned out to be a nearly 40-year odyssey in local journalism—including the last eight—overwhelmingly great—years with The ...

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Dear Editor, For years, I could never understand why each October we marked Dyslexia Awareness Month as a federal event, but not a state event.   As a member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA), I am aware our association has dedicated considerable resources to ...

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On July 29, 2016, one week after my 41st birthday, with no warning, I experienced a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. SCAD is an uncommon heart condition that causes arteries in the heart to tear, leading to a blockage of the artery, and, in my case, a heart attack.  I HAVE NO KNOWN RISK ...

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To the Editor: The Environmental Protection Agency is under great threat. While chaos and confusion swirl around the Trump White House, and the public is distracted by the Russia Investigation, the egregious behavior of the president regarding Charlottesville, tweet upon crazy tweet and rallies, ...

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The horror at the alt-right rally in Charlottesville is a seminal moment in our nation's history, which has been tragically lost on our president. We witnessed vestiges of hate thought to be buried in the past; Nazis carrying flags with swastikas, KKK members with torches chanting anti-Semitic and ...

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