Upper Township Gazette

Smith Jewelers closes after 51 years

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Written by Cindy Nevitt Wednesday, October 24, 2012 05:41 pm

Richard and Pat Smith closed Smith Jewelers this month after 51 years in business. The retirees are looking forward to spending some time at their property in Florida. Richard and Pat Smith closed Smith Jewelers this month after 51 years in business. The retirees are looking forward to spending some time at their property in Florida.

PALERMO – The clocks still tick, but they no longer rule Richard Smith’s days.

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Dishonest rescue squad attack being used again

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 09, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

This is my attempt to enlighten Upper Township voters on the politics in our little community. First, let me emphatically state that no one is against our rescue squad as Mayor Richard Palombo would like you to believe.

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Lack of leadership led to tax hike

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 09, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

I want to let the voters know that I am a Republican. The 21 years I’ve lived and paid taxes here, I’ve never been asked to join an organization called PRO (People’s Republican Organization). Therefore, I do not recognize this organization as a Republican organization.

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Combining planning, zoning boards would not save money

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 09, 2012 01:00 am

 To the editor:

I read with interest of Committeeman Tony Inserra’s desire to do away with the zoning board and planning board and to create a combined zoning/planning board.

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Clerk: Township has made great strides in past 10 years

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 09, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

For those of you who don’t know me I am your Municipal Clerk, at least for another couple of weeks. Although it has been common knowledge for quite a while that I was retiring, I formally submitted my notice of retirement at the township committee meeting this past Tuesday (Oct. 9). The decision is bittersweet for me. As the Municipal Clerk I have never worked harder at a job; however I have truly loved every minute of it.

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Support for fundraiser appreciated

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 09, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

Thank you to everyone that contributed in any way in making the Eighth Annual Jennifer Ward Memorial Fundraiser event at the Ocean Drive Sandbar and Grill restaurant a huge success. The event was perfect and we could not have asked for a better venue or for a more supportive group of people that attended the event.

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Car Wash open in Ocean View

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 07, 2012 01:00 am

A grand opening is planned for Saturday, Oct. 13 at Oceanview Car Wash, located at 2518 Route 9 in Ocean View, behind Fai’s Chinese Restaurant and next to Wawa.

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Committee has taken positive actions

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 03, 2012 01:00 am

 To the editor:

How many positive actions has township committee taken over the past several years? The list goes on and on but I’ll name just a few of them here.

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Election a chance to put independent thinker on committee

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 02, 2012 01:00 am

 To the editor:

I have lived in Upper Township for almost 60 years. I currently reside in Greenfield. I can truly say that the changes I have witnessed in the past years have changed the township I care about, and that is a shame.

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Better off than three years ago?

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, September 11, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

Summer is coming to an end and fall is around the corner. This means Election Day is quickly approaching and campaign signs will begin to surface from both incumbents and challengers.

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