Your Neighborhood News Online
Showing articles in Letters to the Editor
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...
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...
Message from the Chief of Police
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...
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...
Locust Avenue Incident
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...
Lance: Let People Keep Their Coverage
November 14, 2013
President Obama has repeatedly promised millions of Americans with health insurance that "if you like your health care plan,...
Llewellyn Jones Thanks Scotch Plains Voters
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...
Thank You to Supporters
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...
Police Joint Meeting
November 7, 2013
To The Editor: On October 21st the governing bodies of Fanwood and Scotch Plains presented the public with a proposal to create a ...
Beckerman True Leader
October 31, 2013
In recent weeks I have had the displeasure of reading numerous, misleading letters to the editors of our local media outlets. Each tim...
Where’s the Open Space Trust Fund Money?
October 30, 2013
The Suburban News reported on October 21st the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved the allocation of almost $1.4 mil...
We Cannot Forget
October 29, 2013
A year has passed since Super Storm Sandy wreaked havoc on our community, and while most have recovered from its devastating destructi...
Who you vote for Matters
October 28, 2013
They say all politics is local and that it matters who you vote for. Both of those sayings hold particularly true as we head to ...
Joint Meeting Police Merger Bad for Scotch Plains
October 25, 2013
Dear Editor: Scotch Plains Councilman Lou Beckerman, a Democrat who is running in an election against Llewellyn Jones to keep his ...
Police Merger Equals Savings Plus Increased Services
October 24, 2013
To the Editor: My goals as a member of the Scotch Plains Council are to maximize saving tax dollars while delivering services effi...
In his zeal to get elected, has Lou Beckerman made an ethical lapse?
October 23, 2013
To the Editor: I read Councilman Lou Beckerman's recent letter about insurance savings. He was heralding good news of a $60k s...
Why Fanwood Should Elect Tom Kranz and Kathy Mitchell
October 22, 2013
To the Editor: I want to take a moment to write about Councilwoman Kathy Mitchell and Council Candidate Tom Kranz’ acc...
We Can’t Afford to Make This Mistake
October 17, 2013
Dear Residents of Scotch Plains & Fanwood, Members of the Scotch Plains and Fanwood town councils are set to meet on October 2...
Leonard Lance is a Tea Partier Who IS Destroying This Country
October 15, 2013
Leonard Lance can no longer make any legitimate claim that he is not 100 percent a true Tea Partier. These people have...