Town Editor

Editor_box_568744b793b699799e58_jackieandjess
Jessica Marrone Parkes and Jackie Schatell
Advertise in this town

Letters to the Editor

Showing articles in Letters to the Editor

  • Small_thumb_5cb94a726365cd7bcfe4_njleg2_txt

    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...

  • Small_thumb_77f5b69987e345025bb8_img_3508

    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...

  • Small_thumb_4825a9ae1a62455bd3f7_2013-livingston-twp-council-rj-img-008_1024x6831_1_

    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...

  • Small_thumb_9bbf0aea0c5b3a72be4b_dsc_0275new1

    Jasey, McKeon Thank Constituents of 27th Legislative District
    by
    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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 ...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    OPED on OPRA/OPMA
    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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 ...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    "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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_98e78107ccbd3e73726c_sopac1

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_588af95dd4232e4ab067_karen_egert

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    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...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Support the 2013 West Essex Y’s Strong Kids Campaign
    by Bonnie Granatir
    February 5, 2013

    As chairperson of the 2013 West Essex Y’s Strong Kids Campaign, I am honored to sing the praises of our Y and ask for community ...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)
    by Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)
    January 24, 2013

    I am writing in response to the recent letter-to-the-editor by Mark Dunec (Where is Rodney?, January 4) in which the writer “bla...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Where is Rodney?
    by Mark Dunec
    January 4, 2013

    On Tuesday night, Washington gave itself a collective pat on the back for doing just enough to avoid plunging this nation into recessi...

  • Small_thumb_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Hurricane Sandy and me...and you
    by Frank Juliano
    November 16, 2012

    What a time we live in!  Reeves-Reed Arboretum has slowly come back to life after the majestic and terrifying storms of the r...