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Letter to the editor: Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society; but are we really civilized or privatized?

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Dear Editor: What I didn't care for was the poor me crowd at the last council meeting alleging seniors would be hit harder by the proposed 3.5% tax increase. If your actually in a lower income you can apply for and get every year a...

Why are comments hidden on Webber’s Social Media?

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Dear Editor: I am deeply disturbed that NJ 11th  GOP congressional candidate Jay Webber censors constituents on social media. He has blocked dozens, if not scores, of followers on Twitter and deletes or “hides” Facebook comments that are critical of him and his policies so...

Vote Cesaro and Dunn for Freeholder Tuesday, June 5

Dear Editor, It is my great pleasure to give my strongest endorsement to the Freeholder ticket of John Cesaro and Aura Dunn. John and Aura are two of the finest, most experienced professionals serving in the public arena today. The taxpayers of Morris County will be...

Letter to the editor: Resident question Focus and TapInto regarding political roles

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Dear Editor: As a former journalist, it is unsettling to see that both our township's hyperlocal news outlets, TAPintoParsippany and Parsippany Focus, are run by people who have organizational political roles. Laura Ali, Parsippany TAPinto's publisher and editor-in-chief, has been listed as communications director for the...

Letter to the Editor: Do kids need to be part of the policy debate?

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Dear Editor: Legislative District 35 Senator Nellie Pou (Paterson) cause quite a stir this week related to the NJ-11 Congressional Campaign. Let’s review. Pou called into question Jay Webber’s consistent voting record against legislation to support women… “Why Webber would not support countless pieces of legislation...

Letter to editor: Where does Webber and Sherrill stand on gun control?

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Dear Editor: Today as I watch the coverage of the March for Our Lives in Washington DC I realize that I do not know where Jay Webber and Mikie Sherrill,  who are running for Congress in New Jersey's 11th District, stand with regard to strengthening the...

Letter to the editor: Inappropriate Marijuana Resolution Proves Nothing

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Dear Editor:   This resolution was not worth the time, and no real due diligence was performed in examining its need as NJ officials have not passed any laws. Perhaps as a law enforcement officer Councilman Carifi should of excused himself? Again mixing marijuana in the...

Letter to the editor: They warn we’ve woken up one day in a Sanctuary City

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Dear Editor:  If you tune into the din of certain 'conservative' circles, you'd hear of a storm raging, a twister blowing through our neighborhood and state. They warn we've woken up one day in a Sanctuary City. Yet, in truth, they make it out as...

Letter to the editor: Parsippany Houses of Worship gathered at Town Hall

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Dear Editor: On Thursday, March 15, the leadership of the majority of Parsippany’s Houses of Worship gathered at Town Hall. The purpose was to meet the Mayor, members of his staff and Police Department, and to discuss ideas, issues and concerns about the town in...

Letter to the editor: Resolution Politically Designed to Take the Moral High Ground 

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Dear Editor: At the last council meeting of Tuesday, March 13, Councilman dePierro read his reasoning for why Parsippany should express opposition to proposed State legislation to permit “recreational use” of marijuana. In my opinion this unnecessary concern is designed purposely to hold back and...

Letter to the editor: Resident praises Mayor; Tom Jones and Nicolas Limanov

Dear Mayor Soriano: When you came to our door with our friend, Ken Dolsky, I knew that you were "The Man!" Little did i know how true my first impression of you fit! Between what I've read in the newspaper, heard from employees and am a...

Letter to the editor: Thank you Mayor Soriano

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Dear Editor: Temple Beth Am would like to thank Mayor Soriano and the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills for allowing our congregation to use the town hall meeting room to hold our worship services this past Friday evening. During the most recent storm, our building on Beverwyck...

Letter to the editor: Frelinghuysen voted to support usurious credit card rates

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Dear Editor: On January 29, Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen announced his decision to retire.  Presumably he is now free to vote his conscience rather than blindly go along with his party’s agenda against the interests of the working class in America.  On February 14, he voted to...

Letter to the editor: Response to “A Nation with More Money than God and His Gun”

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Dear Editor: I am responding to a letter addressed to you from Nick Homyak, entitled “A Nation with More Money than God and His Gun”. I wholeheartedly disagree with Mr. Homyak’s bleak portrayal of the United States. Actually, I was appalled at his false accusations. First,...

Letter to the editor: A Nation With More Money Than God and his gun

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Dear Editor: When the right to own a gun like an AR 15 not a hunting rifle becomes more important than Health Care and a Sustainable and clean world then American exceptionalism stands as a complete hoax and fraud. We are a violent people our nation...

Letter to the editor: Our children deserve real action to stop gun violence

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Dear Editor: We have had far too many moments of silence since Sandy Hook. Our children and community deserve real action to stop the epidemic of gun violence in our country. We're not alone and we're not helpless. There are many seemingly simple, yet powerful...

Letter to the editor: Knoll Golf Instructor on Town Payroll

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Dear Editor: What can my Crystal Ball Transparency Committee Advisor tell me about this paid for "golf instructor" believe Councilman dePierro said $68,000 a year. Should not well off golfers hire their own instructors; why should we be paying a salary to allow the instructor...

Letter to the editor: Frustrated with Waterview Mud

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I am frustrated about the mud in the road on Waterview, I called the Engineering Department and put in a complaint. There is soil from Route 46 to the top by Route 287. I know there is the Morris soil conservation act and it...

Letter to editor: Preschool education is considered important investment

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Dear Editor: In places like New York City, preschool education is considered important enough to make the investment in every child.  In towns like ours, pre-K for three and four year olds is widely available, but the financial responsibility falls on young families.  Knowing how...

Letter to the editor: Trump Administration killed a crucial infrastructure deal

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Dear Editor: On December 29, the Trump Administration killed a crucial infrastructure deal to fund a $13 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River, a key piece of the larger Gateway Project. The action highlights Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s impotency among his fellow Republicans in Congress...
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