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    Addressing the Town Council Circus
    by Albert Muller
    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 ...

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    BOE elections should not be politicized
    by Trip Whitehouse
    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...

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    Letter: Sick days protect workers, and their co-workers
    by Douglas Johnston
    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...

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    New Jersey Scores Poorly in AARP Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard
    by Richard Satyavan
    July 29, 2014

    AARP recently released the AARP Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard —“Raising Expectations”— whic...

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    Working to Create Good-Paying Jobs
    by Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07)
    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...

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    Letter of Gratitude to the Fanwood Recreation Commissioners
    by Mayor Colleen Mahr
    June 27, 2014

    To The Editor:   As we begin another summer of fun activities in our parks, I want to express my gratitude  ...

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    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...

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    Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Hopes “One Seat” Ride will be Expanded
    by Raritan Valley Rail Coalition
    April 7, 2014

    Dear Editor: The “One Seat Ride” sub-committee of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) recently met to discuss str...

  • Clarity on Shady Rest
    by Marc Ginsberg
    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
    by Sylvia Hicks
    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 4 Township Council Meeting Was 'an Embarrassment'
    by Albert Muller
    March 11, 2014

    Behavior at March 4th Town Council Meeting Was an Embarrassment   To the Editor: I attended the March 4th town counci...

  • A Fond Farewell
    by By Mindy Scarlett
    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
    by By Councilman Bo Vastine
    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
    by Albert Muller
    February 24, 2014

    Dear Senator Scutari, Assemblywoman Stender and Assemblyman Green: I was wondering how much taxpayers money have been budgeted for...

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    Important Information from the Westfield Board of Health
    by Lawrence D. Budnick, MD President, 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...

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    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...

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    Snow Storm Alert
    by Kevin Glover
    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...

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    Christmas Message
    by Kevin Glover
    December 23, 2013

    Dear Scotch Plains Residents:  With the Christmas holiday and the beginning of a new year almost upon us, I am sure many of y...

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    Message from the Chief of Police
    by Chief Richard Trigo
    December 15, 2013

                With the holidays nearing many residents and business owners alike are preparing for the h...

  • Thank You From Santa Claus
    December 3, 2013

    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 Cele...

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    Mayor Glover's Thanksgiving Wish for All
    November 27, 2013

    In wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving, I am reminded of the spirit I have seen and continue to see throughout our town. I have often ref...

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    Locust Avenue Incident
    by Mayor Colleen Mahr and Police Chief Richard Trigo
    November 25, 2013

    As your Mayor and Police Chief, we want you to know that the Fanwood Police Department responded quickly and professionally to thi...

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    Lance: Let People Keep Their Coverage
    by Congressman Leonard Lance
    November 14, 2013

    President Obama has repeatedly promised millions of Americans with health insurance that "if you like your health care plan,...

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    Llewellyn Jones Thanks Scotch Plains Voters
    by Llewellyn Jones
    November 11, 2013

    To the Editor: I would like to express a heartfelt and sincere thanks to the voters of Scotch Plains for entrusting me with a seat...

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    Thank You to Supporters
    by Louis Beckerman
    November 10, 2013

    To the Editor: When I made my commitment to run for the unexpired Council term last April, I did so with the full knowledge that a...