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Letter to the Editor
October 20, 2014
To the Editor: In a council conference meeting on March 4, 2014, Councilman Marcus gave a passionate and lengthy disser...
Checchio Blasts SP Times Editorial Paid for by Republicans
October 19, 2014
Dear Editor: It’s with interest that I read the editorial in The Scotch Plains Times, which was published and distributed by...
Who Is Controlling The Scotch Plains Democrats?
October 17, 2014
To the Editor: Today I reviewed the online State Mandated ELEC (Election Law Enforcement Commission) Reports of the Sco...
Fanwood Station Riders Deserve Equity
October 14, 2014
Dear Editor: We were disappointed and angry to learn of New Jersey Transit's decision to not expand dir...
Michael Brien Has a Political Agenda
October 9, 2014
Michael Brien has been attending a lot of Council Meetings lately and offering his "objective" opinion at the microphone and...
In Defense Of Surgent's Elite in Westfield
October 7, 2014
Planning a birthday party for your child? Entertainment, check! Pizza, check! Cake, check! Contract, well ... Thi...
It's Time to Bring Our Community Back
October 6, 2014
I was born and raised in Scotch Plains. It is a great place to live and raise a family. However and most recently our predominately Re...
Property Taxes in Scotch Plains
October 3, 2014
I think we pay too much in property taxes in Scotch Plains and throughout all of New Jersey. There are a number of reasons why this is...
Addressing the Town Council Circus
September 15, 2014
To the Editor: Many of us have witnessed the circus that stems from our Town Council and the attempt at passing this Capital Bond ...
BOE elections should not be politicized
September 11, 2014
To the Editor: Since at least the mid 1980’s, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School district has been able to act in a non-partis...
Letter: Sick days protect workers, and their co-workers
August 27, 2014
To the Editor: It started with a 102.4 fever, aches all-over, coughs, congestion... misery for two weeks (and counting!). Someti...
AARP recently released the AARP Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard —“Raising Expectations”— whic...
Working to Create Good-Paying Jobs
July 11, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives passed two more jobs bills this week that continue to give employers the tools they need to hire mor...
To The Editor: As we begin another summer of fun activities in our parks, I want to express my gratitude ...
Support Mr. T's Grammy Nomination
June 4, 2014
Dear Editors: I am a former student of Vincent Turturiello, a music educator in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood school distri...
Dear Editor: The “One Seat Ride” sub-committee of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) recently met to discuss str...
Clarity on Shady Rest
March 21, 2014
I have heard and read the recent back and forth regarding the Shady Rest repairs and Preservation and am trying to work through the fi...
The Real Truth
March 20, 2014
In response to the March 4, 2014, Town Council decision to repair the Shady Rest Clubhouse: As the Chairman of the “Pr...
Behavior at March 4th Town Council Meeting Was an Embarrassment To the Editor: I attended the March 4th town counci...
A Fond Farewell
March 6, 2014
To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank the businesses, town officials, teachers, and residents of Fanwood and Sco...
The Inconvenient Truth
March 5, 2014
Scotch Hills…The Shady Rest… is one of great assets of Scotch Plains, the game of golf, and the African American communi...
Tax Relief Instead of Bridge Gate Probe
February 24, 2014
Dear Senator Scutari, Assemblywoman Stender and Assemblyman Green: I was wondering how much taxpayers money have been budgeted for...
Important Information from the Westfield Board of Health
January 16, 2014
To the Editor: The Westfield Board of Health met on January 6 for its annual reorganization meeting. Four new members were a...
MLK Day of Service
January 12, 2014
January 20 is fast approaching and with is there will be many opportunities to volunteer as part of the MLK Day of service. To fi...
Snow Storm Alert
January 2, 2014
In anticipation of a major snowstorm that is expected to hit our Township beginning Thursday January 2, I want you to know that our De...