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Letter to the Editor: Political Hype The Don’t Tax “Me” cry..For a Few Dollars more.

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Dear Editor: From a recent letter by Riddhi Shah, Mayor Soriano is set to increase our taxes in a record amount of over 6%. Really? During election time, Mr. Soriano criticized other administrations for taking money from the sewer and water surplus in order to balance the...

Letter to the Editor: Randolph Police Should Not Get Involved in Peacefull Rally

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Dear Editor: As a 38 year resident and supporter of local police, I was very dismayed that the Randolph Police got involved with politics. There were recent two rallies in Randolph, one for Black Lives Matters held at Freedom Park and one protesting for Reopening...

Letter to the Editor: Neighborhood Character Sense of Place or Home Threatened by Developer

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Dear Editor: We are now in a state of suspended animation concerning the GTP Acquisitions, LLC proposal, for the Saint Christopher Landscape, for a senior care home which will change the character of the immediate neighborhood forever. The fact that the past administration took no...

Letter to the Editor: A letter to Dr. Barbara Sargent

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Dear Editor:  Good evening Dr. Sargent, My name is Olivia Johnson and I am a senior at Parsippany High School. I am writing to you in regards to the BOE’s refusal to allow the peaceful Black Lives Matter protest to start on Parsippany High School’s grounds....

Letter to the Editor: How could this happen? When will it end? When will we learn?

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Dear Editor: Like so many across our country, I was shocked and horrified to witness the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in broad daylight last Monday. Mr. Floyd’s murder, the fact that so many let it proceed uninterrupted, and the days...

Letter to the Editor: Another Insane Tax Increase (Is Soriano Mad)?

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Dear Editor: Another year, another insane proposed tax increase.  For the third year in a row, Soriano is proposing a tax increase of above 4%, this year clocking in at around 6.18% if the posted budget is accurate. Has he been blinded by his taxpayer-subsidized power...

Letter to the Editor: Parsippany’s Outrageous Tax Increase

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Dear Mayor Soriano: Putting politics aside, I strongly object your introduction of a 6.1 percent tax increase to the residents of Parsippany during a pandemic. If you proceed, this will be one of the most historical and poorly thought out decisions you have made since...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Chip Robinson

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Dear Editor: I write in response to my Democratic counterpart Chip Robinson’s knock on Senator Pennacchio attending the freedom rally in Pt. Pleasant on Sunday.  And I respond with respect as I like Chip a great deal! I ask Chip and his fellow Morris County Democrats...

Letter to the Editor: Democratic Chairman Chip Robinson: A Letter to Senator Pennacchio

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Dear Editor: I’m writing to express my strong disagreement with the decision of State Senator Joseph Pennacchio and others to hold a political rally down at the shore on Memorial Day. At the outset, it should be noted that I am a constituent of Senator...

Letter to the editor: Soriano Set to Raise Taxes Over 6% during COVID-19 Pandemic

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Dear Editor: While reading Parsippany Focus’ article on May 23rd titled “Parsippany Introduces 2020 Budget” and looking at the pages of the budget, Mayor Soriano is set to increase our taxes in a record amount of over 6%. To make this even worse, Mr. Soriano is...

Letter to the Editor: Garbage Collection Issues?

Dear Editor: I am a town resident for 30 years and on Friday morning, May 8, I woke up to see the garbage that I put out for collection, thrown all over my sidewalk along with the trash collectors black gloves. Never before has this...

Letter to the Editor: Crisis Does Not Build Character

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Dear Editor: Crisis does not build character, it reveals it. Managing one of the largest nonprofits supporting persons with disabilities in New Jersey is more than a challenge. Our essential and brave staff go to work every day supporting our most vulnerable citizens. Out of the...

Letter to the Editor: In Response Jerry Manning Plastic Bags

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Dear Editor: In the last  March Parsippany Council Meeting before the quarantine Mr. Manning made a statement in opposition to the Local Plastic Bag Ban; stating that paper bag production is more pollution and impactful on the environment. Does Mr. Manning realize that, there are...

Letter to the Editor: LPPOA responds to Oroho, Space and Wirths Article

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Dear Editor: I am the President of the Lake Parsippany Property Owners Association (LPPOA). I was surprised to read the statement released by District 24 representatives Sen. Steve Oroho and Assembly members Parker Space and Hal Wirths, regarding alleged tactics being taken by lake associations...

Letter to the Editor: Alleged “Tactics” Taken by Lake Associations

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Dear Editor: As President of the New Jersey Coalition of Lake Associations (NJCOLA), I am very disheartened to read the statement released by New Jersey District 24 representatives Senator Steve Oroho and Assembly Members Parker Space and Hal Wirths regarding alleged “tactics” taken by lake...

Letter to the Editor: Vote-by-mail

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Dear Editor: Voting rights experts agree: Americans must be able to cast a ballot by mail to ensure that they can safely and securely vote this year. Congress has already passed some funding for states to implement vote-by-mail, but the amount is a fraction of what’s...

Letter to the Editor: Plastic Bag Ordinance

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Dear Editor: Plastic Bag Ban: Ordinance 2019:33 being ignored by Foodtown, Lake Hiawatha. Last week noticed a bootleg cardboard sign: Telling customers not to bring their reusable bags to Foodtown because of the Coronavirus. Foodtown Management has arbitrarily decided to ignore the anti-plastic bag ban. This...

Letter to the Editor: GOD and the Coronavirus

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Dear Editor: This writer is a man in his mid-seventies…A Veteran of one of what seems to be endless wars and a Husband and Father…I say this only to establish that I have been around a long time, younger than some but older than most. ...

Letter to the Editor: Where is the transparency?

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Dear Editor: This letter was addressed to Chairman Robinson and Chairwoman Lynch We are a group of paying members of the Morris County Democratic Women’s Caucus (MCDWC) who do not feel comfortable revealing our identities. However, as members of the MCDWC, we feel it necessary to express...

Letter to the editor: Wake-Up Parsippany Taxpayers

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Dear Editor: February 7, 2020, Mayor Soriano gave a State of the Township Address and fortunately for the taxpayers of Parsippany it started the ball rolling for information that should have been publicly stated two years ago. Mayor Soriano was sworn in January 2018, prior to...