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Letter to the Editor: Cleaning up Parsippany

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Dear Editor: When Mayor Soriano ran in 2017, the theme of his campaign was “Cleaning up Parsippany.” This has been a continuing theme of his first term as mayor. Following this summer’s Town Council Ordinance banning single use plastic bags, he can check off another...

Letter to the editor: Vote for Heather Darling

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Dear Editor: My mother lived by herself and was always independent. She would not let anyone take care of her and had no interest at all in anyone having power of attorney over her Affairs as many times as my brothers and I tried to...

Letter to the editor: Lake Parsippany Assessments

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Dear Editor: I was recently informed the Lake Parsippany Assessment objectors lost the court case against the assessment. As a resident of the lake I will now be required to pay a $115.00 assessment so I may boat or fish on the lake as I do...

Letter to the Editor: “Start over with a fresh slate against corruption”

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Dear Editor: Back in the Spring of 2009, I was on a mission here in my community to correct something that I saw was terribly wrong with our political system: the influence of private money on elections. I had just spent three years of my...

Letter to the editor: To the Residents of Parsippany

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Dear Editor: One only has to watch the Council meeting tape of October 15, 2019 minute marker part 1 at 51:30 to 58:00 to get insight to the political patronage and waste of money Mayor Soriano and Business Administrator Keith Katzmark have conspired upon the...

Letter to the editor: Thank You Democrats of Parsippany

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Dear Editor: When Mayor Soriano ran in 2017, the theme of his campaign was “Cleaning up Parsippany.” This has been the focus of his first term as mayor in more ways than one. Following this summer’s Town Council Ordinance banning single use plastic bags, he...

Letter to Editor: Important decisions to make on Election Day

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Dear Editor: We all have important decisions to make on Election Day, and my choice is Cori Herbig for Parsippany Town Council. Cori is always there, observing Council meetings, speaking up on meaningful issues, and connecting with this community. She understands our town, and will...

Letter to the editor: Darling Condemns Online Bullying

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Dear Editor: Yesterday, I attended a press conference where an app was introduced in furtherance of our RSVP-3 Program designed to keep students safe by monitoring "red-flags" through an anonymous reporting system. The purpose of this program is to prevent problems from starting in the...

Letter to the editor: “The Truth is in the Title”

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Dear Editor: The trustees of the Rainbow Lakes Community Club in Parsippany, a voluntary membership club for over 90 years, unilaterally decided in 2017 to require all Rainbow Lake residents to join their club. They sent invoices for dues to all 300 property owners in Rainbow...

Letter to the editor: EQUALITY DAY

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Dear Editor: Ninety nine years ago today the 19th amendment was ratified and adopted after Tennessee became the 36th state to vote in favor of the amendment, the high point of a decade’s long struggle in this great nation, and a millennia long fight across...

Letter to the editor: Town Attorney Lott’s Advise and Noted Protest Ignored

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Dear Editor: Councilman dePierro sudden change last night at Council in not complying with Township Attorney's advice on Captain Carifi litigation. He should be made to explain how he actually allowed this senseless escapade to begin and continue during the whole of the Inglesino/Barberio Administration...

Letter to the editor: An Open Letter to our Representative Mikie Sherrill

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Dear Editor: A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see...

Letter to the editor: Pride in Parsippany?

Dear Editor: Not much pride in Lake Parsippany these days. That was recently showcased when residents came out to sign the petition against the mandatory easement-assessment fee. There is a misconception out there that Lake Parsippany is a county or town park. I have never witnessed...

Letter to the editor: Legislators did a great job on lake associations

Dear Editor: The trustees of the Rainbow Lakes Community Club in Parsippany, a voluntary membership club for over 90 years, unilaterally decided in 2017 to require all Rainbow Lake residents to join their club. They sent invoices for dues to all 300 property owners in...

Letter to the editor: Gun Violence

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Dear Editor: If you’re like me, you were shaken by the news of not one, but two mass shootings in less than 24 hours last weekend – one in El Paso, Texas, where a 21 year old man opened fire inside a Walmart, and one...

Letter to the editor: Council to vote on Plastic Bag ban

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Dear Editor: I will keep this short and to the point. There is a very important meeting coming up with the Town Council on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Parsippany Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard. It is the the meeting where the vote to...

Letter to the editor: Is it Possible to End Subservience to Plastic Waste?

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Dear Editor: Anything is possible if the right people are activated or employed; and everything has a beginning or end. To do nothing, to be apathetic is unacceptable, for that is exactly how we accelerated to the point of shall we say a dishonorable condition...

Letter to the editor: Roadside Assistance Insurance

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Dear Editor: When you purchase an automobile roadside assistance insurance policy you should have an expectation of being able to use it when needed for towing and repair. At first glance you’re probably thinking… “Those rotten insurance companies, they’re not paying again.” Not so fast! In...

Letter to the editor: Plastic Plaque Increases, While Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance Pending

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Dear Editor: In the last 50 years or so the “free market corporate power” has unleashed a pollution phenomena never before possible under human enterprises in the pursuit of convenience and profit motive. None of these decisions were democratically instituted but rather closed door corporate...

Letter to the editor: Why Parsippany May Ban Plastic Bags

Dear Editor: Do you care about your kids? Your grandkids? Your health? Clean water? The Jersey Shore? Safe food? Human rights? Your backyard? If you answered “yes” to any of these, you should support a ban on plastic bags in Parsippany. The detrimental effects of plastic...