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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...
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...