Upper Township Gazette | Opinion, Letters to the Editor

Letter: More checks and balances needed

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:30 pm

To the editor:

It is disgraceful that our community had a chief of a firehouse allegedly steal thousands of dollars from the hard-working people of this township. What are our trusted elected officials going to do to ensure the hard-working people of this community that this will never happen again?

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Letter: More questions on baseball field lighting

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

I read the Oct. 1 article headlined “Mayor: Baseball lighting project should be rebid” in the Upper Township Gazette and came away with some questions regarding the whole process of going out to bid.

First, did Upper Township Committee explore any other options for getting the work done other than putting the project out to bid? Were grants available for lighting the baseball fields? What about local tradesmen who might be willing to do some, or all, of the work as a gift to the children of the township?

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Letter: Time for changes in Strathmere and Whale Beach

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

As reported in the Atlantic City Press on Oct. 3, Strathmere and Whale Beach saw a threefold increase during this past summer in serious bicycle accidents, a localized spike that was the exception rather than the norm for the rest of the Cape May County.

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Letter: CRS program means savings for policy holders

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

A few years past I made a request to Upper Township Committee that Upper Township join the Community Rating System, a program that benefits the community with increased flood plain management as well as premium discounts for policy holders, offered by the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Letter: Time for beach tags in Strathmere

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The time has come. Beach tags and boat ramp fees are in the best interest of the township and its areas of Strathmere and Whale Beach.

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Letter: Bicyclists must share the road

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

This is a message to everyone on the road, but is directed specifically to bicyclists.

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Thanks for support in Republican primary

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, August 12, 2014 01:35 pm

To the editor:

Thank you to Upper Township Republicans. Our win on June 3 indicated solid support.

I walked door-to-door in several Upper Township voting districts but unfortunately I was not able to walk in all of them. Also, I was able to attend several events to meet and greet the people of Upper Township. During all of these walks and events many people voiced their questions and concerns, some based on misunderstanding and some real concerns based on personal experience. I learned something from each and every person I talked with, and I greatly appreciate your discussions.

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Thank you to Good Samaritans

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, August 05, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

I would like to thank everyone, neighbors and passersby, who assisted my husband and me on July 10 at the corner of Hilltop Drive and Breckley Avenue. Everyone's help and kindness is deeply appreciated.

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Great start for new July 4 tradition

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Congratulations to Mayor Richard Palombo, Upper Township Committee, recreation secretary Karen Buchanan and the recreation board. You scored an incredible victory for the home town team with your support of Committeeman Hobie Young’s revival of the Fourth of July celebration at Amanda’s Field.

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Thanks for Hoops Basketball Camp

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

For the past 10 years, our children, both boys and girls, have had the privilege each summer of attending the Upper Township Hoops Basketball Camp.

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