ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey school board member has resigned after backlash over posts she made on Facebook that disparaged Muslims.
The Record reports that Gladys Gryskiewicz resigned from the Elmwood Park school board on Friday, citing concerns about the safety of her family.
Gryskiewicz posted on Facebook earlier this year that Muslims should stay "in your desserts (sic) and follow your religion in your own countries."
Her comments drew outrage, including from some students, state lawmakers and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
She says that she has no disrespect for Muslims and that her posts were directed toward one story that alleged a Muslim woman disrespected the national anthem.
Scattered light snow and freezing drizzle lingers through daybreak Tuesday. Cooler and quiet the next few days.
Snow, rain and sleet are making for tough conditions on roads across Central Wisconsin.
Jason Odegard, a Wausau mail carrier, braved the elements Monday to deliver letters to all his customers.
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