Letters to the Editor

October 11, 2019

Before Mayor Soriano was elected, he promised Parsippany voters he would settle the township's long-pending and expensive legal disputes with Police Captain James Carifi.  The Mayor has failed miserably to deliver on that promise. Instead, Mayor Soriano is only making good on a promise he made to ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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I would like to recommend Sparta, NJ resident Niamh Grano for the board of education position. Our community has watched her excel as she volunteered countless hours as our children’s PTO president for the past 3 years at Alpine Elementary School. Now, with her usual high levels of determination ...

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To the Editor; I normally do not respond to letters in your fine newspaper, but I took exception to what the candidate to the town board, Jean Hopper said about another candidate and past Deputy County Town Supervisor and Councilman Frank Lombardi. I have had the pleasure to work with Frank on so ...

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I'm writing this letter in support of Mike Barile, Town of Carmel Councilman.  Mike has been trying his best to put the taxpayers first and be fiscally responsible.  He is not receiving ANY benefits from the town, and he DONATES his entire salary to Carmel Sports Association & Mahopac Sports ...

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Dear Editor: My name is Jay Morris and I am one of the Republican candidates running for borough council in Fanwood, NJ.  We need more voices to be heard , and that is why I am running along with Brian Walter. We would like to invite Democratic candidates, Katherine Mitchell and Francine ...

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This November 5th, I'm voting for Kristine Morieko for Mayor. I hope my Glen Rock neighbors will do the same. Kristine's experience as a council member makes her the candidate best qualified to navigate our town through the budgetary and other municipal challenges we face. I also value ...

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I’m exceptionally proud to support fellow Jefferson working mom Jenn Gilman for Ward 3 Councilwoman.  Jenn understands and appreciates the critical elements needed to balance a career and commitment to family; no element being more important than having reliable transit to get to and from ...

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To the editor, I am confused. I will admit that at my age it is sometimes easy to confuse me. We have a Hunterdon Freeholder who was found slumped over the wheel of his vehicle on the side of the road at 5:30 p.m. on the 5th of August but was not cited until September. Is that because he is a ...

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Letter to the Editor: Growing up in Holmdel as a lifelong resident, I attended all Holmdel Schools. Today, my wife and I have four children who walk the very same hallways. It is a unique and special opportunity. It also is a privilege to serve as a twice elected member of the Holmdel Board of ...

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Dear Editor,   I am writing this letter to address the issue that some of my fellow South Plainfield residents have recently encountered, securing of their Water due to “Non- Compliance” of not scheduling their Water Mater to be changed.   Per law / regulation, a home residence’s Water ...

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Dear Editor: On March 27, 2019, I went public with my story of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of Kevin Gugliotta, a man who subsequently became a Catholic priest and was assigned to several parishes with his longest assignment at Saint Bartholomew’s in Scotch Plain. Since then I have shared ...

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With her most recent Letter to the Editor, submitted Sept. 17, 2019 to local print, digital and social media, Mayor Brindle has claimed that we in Westfield are “victims” that have been “complacent” and that our “‘downtown problem’ ... will of course now take time to reverse.”  Mayor Brindle ...

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I hope you will consider voting for Michelle Torpey on Election Day.  I have had the pleasure of knowing Michelle since I moved to Glen Rock seven years ago. In that time, it has become obvious to me that whatever Michelle Torpey decides to do, she does so with full gusto. Always volunteering ...

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I have known Sanjiv, Michele and Eric for some time.  As a relatively new member of town, I have seen firsthand some of the tireless efforts from each of them.   Michelle I have known through her efforts regarding the “Opioid Awareness Day” in Glen Rock, something that goes all too unnoticed by ...

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As the co-leaders of the Union County chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, we are writing to you and the residents of Ward 3 in Westfield in support of Jenn Gilman and her candidacy for Town Council. We first met Jenn four years ago at the founding of our local chapter of Moms ...

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Dear Editor: My name is Francine Glaser, and I'm a resident of Fanwood, NJ. I am proud to be running in the November 5th general election for Fanwood Borough Council along with my running mates Mayor Colleen Mahr, Councilwoman Kathy Mitchell, and Councilman Jeff Banks. As a newer resident who ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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Dear Editor,   Deciding who to support for borough council this year is an obvious choice.  This November, I will supporting Melanie Mott and Pete Smith who are running on Mayor Anesh’s team.  I appreciate all the time and energy that the Anesh team invests in our community and its ...

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This week I got a piece of mail about my Assemblymembers Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz. It says that they voted against a property tax freeze for seniors. I was very skeptical at first because Republicans are usually in favor of lower taxes. But the mail had a place where you can go to see their ...

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Dear Neighbors, I am writing this letter to ask that you please re-elect our friend Mark LoGrippo as Councilman for the third ward! Mark is everything anyone could want in a councilman. As a member of the Town Council’s Public Safety Committee, he’s proactively engaged and responded to many ...

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To the Editor: My colleague and friend Karen Koronkiewicz is running for Chatham Borough Council, and I enthusiastically endorse her candidacy. I have known Karen for 14 years, first as a Business Development colleague at Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (later acquired by Pfizer), and then as a ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

Read more »

To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

Read more »

To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

Read more »

To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

Read more »

To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

Read more »

To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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To the Editor: On Monday night, the Township Planning Board met to review two ordinances related to Affordable Housing that were previously introduced by the Township Committee. The Planning Board was tasked with determining if these ordinances were consistent with the Township’s Master Plan.

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Two well-spoken candidates for the New Jersey Assembly spoke in Sparta yesterday.  Both Dan Smith and Deana Lykins have impressive public service histories.  They are for protecting the environment, enhancing New Jersey's transportation, creating jobs, and fighting for a bigger share of state ...

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