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Letter to the editor: Our July 4th was better than yours….

Dear Editor: I drove over the Parsippany Hills High School, about 6:50 p.m., to see the annual July 4th celebration. As usual I was met at a check point by the Parsippany’s Finest, and when they saw my Disabled Veteran placard they directed me to...

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: 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 the editor: Michele Sylvin, thank you for your 23 years service

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Dear Editor: Michele Sylvin, thank you for your 23 years serving the residents of Parsippany. I personally know your quick response time and diligence in all types of matters that came to your attention. It was a pleasure dealing with you as a township employee and...

Letter to the editor: Déjà vu all over again in Parsippany

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Dear Editor: Back to business on December 27, 2017 4:30 PM: Council President Louie Valori called for a special meeting regarding the Hold-over status of Township Attorney John Inglesino. On November 7, 2017, the voters of Parsippany voted out Mayor Barbiero because of Township Attorney John...

Letter to the editor: DePierro, Gragnani and Valori need to listen to the people of Parsippany

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Dear Editor: During the months just prior to their re-election or election to office, dePierro, Gragnani and Valori will attend every event that they can and pretend to listen to the people who speak with them.  Then when they are elected to office, they turn...

Letter to the editor: Thwarting the will of the People

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Dear Editor: Council President Louis Valori introduced Resolution No. 2017:187 at the final regular Council meeting held on Tuesday, December 19 to thwart the will of the people who voted him out of office (and the Mayor too). The People of Parsippany voted for new leadership...

Letters to the editor: Barberio’s back room deals

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Dear Editor,  Jamie Barberio's election funding report shows that in 2017 Jamie Barberio accepted a whopping $104,000 from Parsippany Developers and Building Trades.  Not only that, throughout his eight years in office he received nearly $800,000 from these same donors. In a Parsippany Focus story it...

Letter to the editor: Drain the swamp…

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Dear Editor: If you like the idea of draining the swamp in Washington, then consider also starting that process here in Parsippany. Voting in the incumbent out of habit, name recognition or party loyalty is what caused the problem and only by consciously changing that...

Letter to the editor: Parsippany Needs Michael Soriano

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Dear Editor: We’ve been residents of the Township for over 22 years and we’ve had the pleasure of knowing Michael for at least 10 of those years.  Our relationship started when my wife volunteered to serve on the Township Democratic Committee. At the time, I...

Letter to the editor: Parsippany has its share of shady characters

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Dear Editor: Hollywood has its share of somewhat shady characters and so does Parsippany. And the players here, just like those in films, switch roles so quickly it’s hard to keep track.  In Parsippany the character parts are political and if the term “flip flop” applied...

Letter to the editor: Get your mail-in ballot for the November 7 election

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Dear Editor: During the second week of November, Parsippany Public Schools are only open on Monday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 8. Some families may take the liberty of heading out of town that week altogether,  while other residents may have medical or other issues...

Letter to the editor: Don’t let this administration continue to rob you

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Dear Editor: To my former neighbors and commercial property owners, the biggest scam perpetrated by Mayor Barbiero has been the transfer of monies from the sewer surplus ($7,000,000 to $8,000,000) to the Township General Operating Fund.  As you know for seven years I have expressed my...

Letter to the editor: Get out and vote

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Dear Editor: After watching the September 12, 2017 council meeting tape and reading numerous newspaper articles, I had to write this letter. What supposedly began in response to a request by council president Lou Valori for an update on the mayor’s folly – a politically motivated...

Letter to the editor: Who Can honestly Believe Barberio’s Need for Publication?

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Dear Editor: Having received the publication Pride in Parsippany Fall 2017, and after examining its contents I see no actual need to rehash what is already being printed or distributed in the mayor's private source, “Plug into Parsippany” or the other local news sources Parsippany Focus, Patch...

Letter to the editor: Another lawsuit for Parsippany?

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Dear Editor: On Tuesday, October 3, I attended the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council agenda meeting. Two things of importance came up which I would like to share with my fellow residents: 1)  During the meeting Council Vice President Robert Peluso questioned the fact that something was pulled from...

Letter to the editor: Aurora payments need investigation

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Dear Editor: During the Tuesday, July 11 Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting, an emergency appropriation was presented to the council to pay a $290,000 settlement to Morris Township. CFO, Ann Cucci, and BA, Ellen Sandman, described the appropriate manner an unexpected, large payment is made....

Letter to the editor: Mandatory Recycle Law Ignored Lost Race of America

Dear Editor: Recycle in most places substandard; since the law was enacted "Mandatory Recycling" in April 1987. Accumulative effects of being lax increases or keeps steady the costs, while damaging the environment. It also encourages to the public the attitude of laxness and proper conscience...

Letter to editor: Louie the Lair

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Dear Editor: Tuesday, June 6 is the primary. I urge all Republicans to get out and vote. I have been attending town council meetings for 13 years and I do have some concerns I would like to share with my fellow Parsippany residents. Candidate Vincent Ferrara...

Letter to the Editor: Taxes and the business climate

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Dear Editor: As a small business owner and taxpayer in Morris County, I face two issues that are near and dear to many others in our county: taxes and the business climate. I believe that these issues are directly related and it is only by...