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Politics Drive Library Budget Cuts
May 17, 2013
At the May 21st public Town Council meeting, the Council will vote on the 2013 budget, including cuts of about $100,000, or more ...
Questions over Library Funding
May 1, 2013
Dear Editor: I, along with quite a few Scotch Plains residents, attended last week’s standing room only Town Council meeting...
From the Superintendant
April 23, 2013
To the Editor: On April 16 there was a bomb threat at SPFHS. While we are grateful that this threat turned out to be a hoax, in li...
Celebrating Earth Day
April 20, 2013
Dear Friends, Earth Day is Monday, April 22nd and serves as an excellent reminder that we all have the potential to limit our carb...
Response to Councilman Bo Vastine’s Letter
February 25, 2013
To the Editor: Councilman Bo Vastine provided an account of the process that the Council went through in selecting the health insu...
Response to Article
February 21, 2013
To the Editor: I had the opportunity to read your piece, "Spirited Council Discussions Continue" related to the Cou...
Leonard Lance's Conscience is Questionable
February 18, 2013
To the Editor: Leonard Lance has said he always ”votes his conscience.” Really? Because according to some of the votes...
Lance Responds to Letter on Gun Control Issues
February 12, 2013
To the Editor: I had the honor of meeting Ms.(Lori) Bennett and four other representatives of NJ Residen...
Tell Leonard Lance No More 'Lance Dance'
February 11, 2013
To the Editor: On Monday, Feb. 4, a delegation of five concerned citizens representing the NJ Residents for Action met w...
Events in CT Raise Questions
December 15, 2012
Dear Editor, I cannot express in words how deeply saddened I am for the families who are suffering the loss of their children, the...
Thank you from "Santa"
December 4, 2012
To The Editor: I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank the children of all ages who came out to see me at the Holiday C...
Thank You to Fanwood
November 20, 2012
Dear Fanwoodians: We would like to personally thank Mayor Colleen Mahr, as well as, Jason and Steven Parker, owners for K-9 Resort...
Scotch Plains Mayor Elect Kevin Glover Expresses Thanks and Calls for “Moving Forward”
November 12, 2012
Dear Editor, I first want to express my heartfelt thanks to our Township employees for their dedicated work during Hurricane Sandy...
Thank You for Your Donations for the Hurricane Sandy Relief
November 9, 2012
The Family Readiness Groups of the 1-102nd Cavalry NJ Army National Guard would like to thank the community for their generosity. &nbs...
Emergency Management Coordinator’s Response
November 8, 2012
I am getting tired of people saying things: Scotch Plains OEM did have a plan. On Friday before the storm Chief Ellis and ...
Democratic Chairman Comments on Election
November 8, 2012
To the Editor: As the Scotch Plains Democratic Chairman, I want to wish Mayor DePaola and her running mate Mr. Saridaki well...
Park Ave Merchants Left Hanging
November 6, 2012
As much as all our personal lives have been affected by Sandy, most small businesses in our area have had little to no revenue for ove...
This disaster is a Disgrace!
November 4, 2012
Dear Editor, I have been contacted by family members from Sri Lanka and Australia to check on me and my family. They cannot ...
Response to Letter to Senator
October 29, 2012
To the Editor: I received the below response from Senator Menendez to my letter which is also shown below.&nb...
October 24, 2012
On Tuesday, November 6th residents of Fanwood who will be going to the polls are reminded to consider an important dynamic as they vot...
The “New” Congressman Lance at the JCC in Scotch Plains
October 23, 2012
Our current representatives to congress come before us for re-election with the lowest ever approval rating – 10%. Yet we ...
An Open Letter to the Residents of Scotch Plains
October 23, 2012
From the Desk of Dominick Bratti When I was recently asked by a neighbor who I would be voting for in the upcoming mayoral ele...
Response to Rahway Valley Sewer Authority Chairman Joan Papen’s Letter to the Editor
October 22, 2012
To the Editor: This is in response to former Mayor of Scotch Plains and Chairman of the Rahway Valley Sewer Authority Chairman ...
Dear Editor, October 21-27, 2012, is the sixth annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries week making it a good time to p...
To the Editor: I sent the below letter to the indicated Senators and Congressman. When I get a response, I will forward this...