Galloway Current | Opinion, Letters to the Editor

Letter: Public works department overlooked, undermanned

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Written by BILL MONTAG Tuesday, October 01, 2013 08:41 am

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As a former public works director, I have great concern over our underappreciated and understaffed public works department.

The Galloway Township Department of Public Works has lost 20 employees through attrition and layoffs in the last five years. Leaf season and winter operations are on the horizon. There are growing concerns if the department will be able to handle an influx of duties such as snow removal and leaf pickup on top of their day-to-day maintenance plans.

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Green Tip of the Week: divest from fossil fuel industry

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Sunday, September 29, 2013 08:14 pm

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Divestment from the fossil fuel industry is a growing trend for colleges and institutions looking to green their bottom line.

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Letter: We were never supposed to forget, but Absegami did

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Written by Doug Shiner Wednesday, September 25, 2013 02:41 pm

Letter: We were never supposed to forget, but Absegami did Letter: We were never supposed to forget, but Absegami did To the editor:

Churches were once the hub of communities responsible for teaching and preserving our local heritage, values, and traditions.  Children were taught community pride and an understanding of what their town held near and dear to its heart.

Today schools are the purveyor of these duties. But what happens to a town when this doesn’t happen?

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Green Tip of the Week: Choose wisely when buying food

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Monday, September 16, 2013 02:59 pm

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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations dominate the supply of poultry, beef and pork in our country.

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Green Tip of the Week: Think of ways to green the scene

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, September 06, 2013 09:15 am

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Did you know Galloway is a silver certified Sustainable Jersey community?  Sustainable Jersey (www.sustainablejersey.com) supports and rewards communities as they pursue sustainability programs. One program we can work on as a community occurs every year October 15-30, called the EcoChallenge (www.ecochallenge.org).

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Green Tip of the Week: eliminate atrazine

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Tuesday, August 20, 2013 07:39 pm

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Frog populations have been declining at an alarming rate. You can help by eliminating the chemical atrazine.

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Letter: GOP shouldn’t submit to president’s socialist agenda

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Written by FRANK LUCARELLI Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:46 pm

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To the editor:

In response to the letter entitled "GOP holding America Hostage for its Anti Obama Agenda," I would ask the letter writer some simple questions.

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Green Tip of the Week: how to book your tools

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, August 02, 2013 01:50 pm

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Imagine being able to walk into a library and walk out with rented tools.

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Galloway is sacrificing safety for savings

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Written by Cliff Sudler Monday, July 29, 2013 04:38 pm

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Crime is rising in Galloway Township because there are not enough police officers on the streets to do the job effectively.

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Keep age restriction on Blue Heron Pines East

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Written by Christie Magee Monday, July 29, 2013 04:00 pm

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Blue Heron Pines in Galloway Township needs to keep the senior housing age restriction on its yet-to-be-built Blue Heron Pines East project.

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