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Remembering Ralph and thanking the community

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Written by Opinion Monday, December 15, 2014 12:52 pm

 

Ralph Ralph

To the editor;

Ralph and Isabelle
Dog lovers in Atlantic County will no doubt remember the frantic calls for help eight years ago to locate Ralph and Isabelle, brother and sister family pets, adopted at seven months from the Pleasantville Animal Shelter. They escaped one stormy night, leaving through a storm caused hole in the fence, not noticed by their owners.

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Letter: Where are the women on ‘blue ribbon’ committee?

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Nice to read that our Linwood mayor appointed a 14-member "blue ribbon committee" to create a recreation master plan – but really, are there only three women he could find in this whole city to be a part of this? Just wondering.

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Public Input Can Shape NJ Alzheimer's Disease Study Commission Plan

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Written by Opinion Thursday, November 06, 2014 01:16 pm


To the editor:

Alzheimer's is a devastating, debilitating brain disorder that robs people of their cognitive abilities and ultimately their lives.  Every 67 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer's disease, which is the nation's 6th leading cause of death.  Alzheimer's is the only disease in the list of top-10 causes of death for which there is no way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression.  In 2013, Alzheimer's cost the nation more than $200 billion, making it our most expensive disease. 

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Letter: Christie out of line

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:00 am

Letter: Christie out of line Letter: Christie out of line To the editor:

I watched with disgust as Governor Christie verbally attacked a so called "heckler" who dared to hold up a sign encouraging the governor to finish the job. More than 8,000 people are still out of their homes two years after Hurricane Sandy and 70 percent of the funds given to the governor to distribute by the federal government have not been distributed to people in need.

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Letter: Decriminalize concealed carry

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Written by Opinion Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 pm

Letter: Decriminalize concealed carry Letter: Decriminalize concealed carry To the editor:

The terrorist incident in Canada is but the latest example of why the time to decriminalize the concealed carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens in New Jersey is now.

It is self-evident that we are living in dangerous times. Nothing is more important, and nothing should be held in higher esteem by our political leaders, than our God-given right of self-protection.

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Letter: Thanks for help with Legion hall issue

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Written by Opinion Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 pm

Letter: Thanks for help with Legion hall issue Letter: Thanks for help with Legion hall issue To the editor:

The old American Legion building in Linwood has finally been demolished. After 10 years we no longer have to look at and deal with that unsightly safety hazard. Now in its place the neighborhood has a graded lot, ready for a new home.

With all that behind us, there are several parties that we as Elm Avenue residents would like to say thank you to for their support resolving what turned out to be a very complex situation.

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Letter: Purse returned, lesson learned

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:00 pm

To the editor:

To the man, a father of two children, who found my purse on Churchill Drive, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You are an angel on Earth.

Egg Harbor Township Police Officer Kolman, another wonderful person, told me how you wanted to teach your children honesty. You certainly did that and a lot more because you turned what could have been a nightmare into a blessed day.

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Letter: School board promises are rarely kept

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Written by Opinion Sunday, October 12, 2014 11:00 pm

Letter: School board promises are rarely kept Letter: School board promises are rarely kept To the editor: 

The recent Northfield Community School bond referendum, although successful in its purpose, shined a bright light on a critical issue: lack of voter participation. One only has to look at the number of votes cast, around 500, compared with a voter registration of more than 5,000.

Does having only 10 percent of the registered voters coming to the polls indicate that Northfield residents have an apathetic disposition, are prone to being lazy, or maintain a lackadaisical attitude?

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