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    Please Support the LHS Hall Of Fame Dinner and Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)
    by Walter D. LeVine
    October 2, 2014

    As Vice President of Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) I would like to solicit all readers to make their reservations to join us i...

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    A Call for Solutions
    by Mark Dunec
    October 1, 2014

    Our founding fathers built our nation on a platform of civic engagement. It is our duty, as Americans, to not only vote every election...

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    Buying Back Our Safety
    by John F. McKeon
    September 23, 2014

    Too often, we as Americans find ourselves reflecting on senseless violence as each year 31,000 Americans perish as a consequence of a ...

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    Why Am I Running for Congress?
    by Marc Dunec
    July 29, 2014

    Over the past year, I’ve spoken with hundreds of Democrats, Republicans and Independents across Northern New Jersey. We discusse...

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    Budget Battle Continues in Trenton
    by Devon Douglas-Bowers
    June 25, 2014

    Currently a major fiscal battle is taking place between Republicans and Democrats in the state government regarding New Jersey’s...

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    Protecting the Right to Vote...or Not to Vote in America
    by Christopher J. Durkin
    June 23, 2014

    Should we as a nation mandate voting by our citizens in every election under penalty of law? My election day polling site was a...

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    Deborah Shapiro 2014 Budget Remarks
    by Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro
    April 29, 2014

    Yet again we are faced with a budget increase that, while may not have been totally avoidable, should have been lower than is presente...

  • Iran Interim Agreement Offers Opportunity for Cautious Hope but Final Agreement
    by Gordon Haas
    December 2, 2013

    The Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ has been a proponent of a strong and unyielding interna...

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    Jasey, McKeon Thank Constituents of 27th Legislative District
    November 26, 2013

    On November 25, the Alternative Press received a Letter of Thanks from Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, to the 27...

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    Upcoming Talks About New DPW Site
    by Larry Kohn
    October 15, 2013

    Dear Editor, The staff recommendations for a new DPW facility has all the appearances of being prepared by people that don't p...

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    Question Never Answered
    by Marty Katz
    September 7, 2013

    My question:  What are the reasons that the Livingston Town Manager, Michele Meade, refused to meet even once with someone she hi...

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    Township Salary Comparison - Manager is Unresponsive
    by Larry Kohn
    August 28, 2013

    Dear Editor,   At a recent conference meeting of the Mayor and Council, Michele Meade was requested to prepare an analysis ...

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    The Importance of the Condition of the Marked Patrol Vehicle
    by Marty Katz
    July 28, 2013

    As discussed previously in my officer survival mindset articles there is a certain importance and significance to the statement of &ls...

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    Our Own Bonnie and Clyde
    by Karen Samiec
    June 27, 2013

    To the Editor, When will the taxpayers in this town finally open up their eyes and get involved? We have angst at the police depar...

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    by State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg
    June 25, 2013

    In New Jersey, we’re fortunate to have two fantastic tools to help maintain open government at all levels – the Open Publi...

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    Livingston- The New Tammany Hall
    by Larry Greenberg
    June 24, 2013

    The  practice what was once called "honest graft" in politics is alive and well in Livingston. Livingston is now t...

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    The Malfunctioning Town Manager
    by Karen Samiec
    June 21, 2013

    The Council Meeting last Monday night was a sight to behold. The rudeness remains and seems to be a reminder of those past lurking in ...

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    "Trying to Find My Congressman"
    by Mark Dunec
    May 3, 2013

    A few weeks ago, I wrote to express frustration with Congress’s failure to enact common sense gun control measures to prevent th...

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    What Does Rodney Think About Guns?
    by Mark Dunec
    April 11, 2013

    To the Editor: If we require a vehicle operator to be licensed and owners to carry insurance coverage, is it unreasonable to ask t...

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    SOPAC Wants Your Opinion
    by Mark E. Packer
    April 10, 2013

    Dear Community Members: The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is seeking your guidance and opinions about how our organi...

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    Where is Rodney on Gay Marriage?
    by Mark Dunec
    March 29, 2013

    A short time ago, I wrote to express my frustration with Washington’s failure to provide responsible leadership during difficult...

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    Support Livingston School Referendum - Vote YES on March 12
    by Bonnie Granatir
    March 8, 2013

    I am writing in support of Livingston’s proposed school referendum and encourage voters to come to the polls on March 12 prepare...

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    Response to Rep Frelinghuysen
    by Mark Dunec
    February 24, 2013

    I would like to thank Congressman Frelinghuysen's staff member who took the time to reply to my letter (Where is Rodney? January 4...

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    Leonard Lance's Conscience is Questionable
    by Karen Egert
    February 18, 2013

    To the Editor: Leonard Lance has said he always ”votes his conscience.” Really? Because according to some of the votes...

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    Tell Leonard Lance No More 'Lance Dance'
    by Lori Bennett
    February 11, 2013

    To the Editor: On Monday, Feb. 4, a delegation of five concerned citizens representing the NJ Residents for Action met w...