Saturday, January 25, 2020

Letter to the editor: Threats, harassment and intimidation?

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Dear Editor: In November of 2011 during the Parisppany Soccer Club’s Intramural Tournament, the Councilman and I got into an altercation due to the fact that the Councilman was misinformed and led to believe that the entire tournament process was altered to spite the councilman...

Is Parsippany Becoming a Banana Republic?

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Dear Editor: I have researched the goings-on in Parsippany that have taken place during the past several years in preparation for the June 4 mayoral primary.  What I have learned is that our township’s government is filled with public controversy, ongoing infighting, seemingly unilateral decision-making,...

Letter to Editor: Tuesday is Election Day! Get out and vote!

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Dear Editor: The Tuesday, June 4th primary is only days away and I can’t stress enough how important it is for all registered Parsippany Republicans to get out and vote (no disrespect to the Democrats who have one candidate running for Mayor). This is your...

Letter to Editor: Resident Reminds Voters of Controversial 2008 Insurance Deal

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Dear Editor: I attended a special Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting in December 2008, the week before former Mayor Michael Luther’s last year in office. In attendance were the five council members, the business administrator, the township attorney and former municipal clerk Judy Silver. I identify...

Letter to the Editor: Dishonest Christie Quotes

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Dear Editor: I am a concerned taxpayer that received a political mailer paid for by Friends of Jamie Barberio with a quote from our Gov. Chris Christie. It is a dishonest quote and a lie that Mayor Barberio was one of the first mayors in New...

Waterview crisis and the current election

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Dear Editor: The subject "community", what is a it exactly, if not a relation of land and people; we all exist in a place and time. The time and place have also been part of a geological and a human history which has given it...

Letter to Editor: If Mr. Inglesino thinks he can bully Parsippany residents he’s wrong

Dear Editor: My fellow residents should know what occurred after Tuesday night, May 14, 2013, council meeting. Mr. John Inglesino, township attorney, for whatever reason took the long way out of the auditorium thereby passing the undersigned while I was speaking to Brendan Kuty, NJ.com...

Letter to the Editor: It Has to be in Someone’s Backyard

Dear Editor: You may be thinking, "Hey, Parsippany is a big town! I don't care if 26.6 acres of woods are knocked down to put in a Whole Foods, a big box retailer, 65 three-story townhouses, a strip mall and 1,100 parking spaces. After all,...

Councilman Nelson’s Response to Mayor Barberio’s Press Release

Dear Editor: I am shocked and dismayed by the mayor's politically motivated announcement today. Speaking only for myself and no other councilman, I have worked cooperatively with the mayor during the entire budget process. I have asked all the right questions to make sure that our...

Mayor James Barberio’s Comments on Budget

Dear Editor: Last evening, (Tuesday, May 7) the Township Council introduced my 0% tax increase budget for 2013.  I worked hard on this budget to provide our residents the tax relief that they deserve.  I am most proud of the fact that my budget not...

Open Letter to Parsippany Residents

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Dear Fellow Residents, I attended a special Par-Troy Hills council meeting in December 2008. The week before Mayor Michael Luther’s last year as mayor. In attendance, five council members, Business Administrator, Township attorney and township clerk, Judy Silver. I identify Judy Silver because to me the...

Reader Blasts Out Regarding Waterview

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Dear Editor: Paul Carifi, Jr. needs to be elected because he opposes waterview. Civilization is defined as steady “improvement” of a society. How can more and more of the same proved wrong scenarios like sprawl development be allowed and encouraged. Parsippany a once Arcadian type country...

Letter to the Editor: Statement from Councilman Jonathan Nelson

Dear Editor: The U.S. Supreme Court has written that traditional public forums are those that “have immemorially been held in trust for the use of the public and, time out of mind, have been used for purposes of assembly, communicating thoughts between citizens and discussing public questions." Public streets...

Pride in tearing down 26.6 acres of woods

Dear Editor: As a 20 year resident of Parsippany, I love that the town prides itself on the following: * Ranks #1 as the best small city to live in NJ, according to Money Magazine. * Ranks #15 as the best small city to live in the...

The residents of Parsippany are being deceived once again

Dear Editor, It appears that the resident’s of Parsippany are being deceived once again. The fact that Mayor Barberio has refused to answer resident’s questions outright is testament to that. At the town council meeting of March 12 Councilman Brian Stanton verified the following: a) there was...

Vote for responsible leadership in Parsippany on June 4th

Dear Editor: I recently received a letter in my mailbox from Councilman Paul Carifi, Jr., who is running for Mayor in Parsippany. In his letter, Mr. Carifi STRONGLY opposes the Waterview Plaza Plan, which will tear down 26.6 acres of woods, that are filled with...

Council did right by tabling overlay zone

Dear Editor: On behalf of Citizens For Health, Safety, and Welfare, we believe the Council did the right think by tabling the draft overlay rezoning ordinance during it's March 19, 2013 meeting. The governing body recognized the need to further investigate all of the available...

Town council Waterview zoning ordinance proposal March 19

Dear Editor: Parsippany Township Attorney Inglesino didn't know what he was saying concerning Highlands Conformance and how "the Block Lot" could have fit into the Highlands Master Plan. Don’t think for one minute these guys on the planning board took any effort to diminish the developers...