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Letter: Remember the history

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

For those of us that recall Teresa Altemus’s behavior when she was previously a member of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors (“BOS”), it is hard to understand how she could be running again.

Memories are short, but they cannot be that short. Anyone who lived in Gloucester in 2008 should remember Ms. Altemus as Chairman of the BOS and the terrible decisions that were made under her leadership.

First, there was the late night firing of the County Administrator, William Whitley, and of the County Attorney, Daniel Stuck, effective immediately, both honorable gentlemen, who had served the county well. The firing occurred at the end of the January 2, 2008 organizational meeting of the BOS, Ms. Altemus’s first meeting as Chairman. The Sheriff was directed to seize computers located in Mr. Whitley’s office and in Mr. Stuck’s office. Each man was allowed one hour the following morning to remove his personal items from his office.

On July 8, 2008 a s...

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