Saturday, January 25, 2020

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...

Letter to the editor: Heather Darling is the Right Choice for Surrogate

Dear Editor, I have had the pleasure of knowing Heather Darling for over thirty years both on a personal and professional basis.  For fifty-one years I was involved in public service and most recently served as Morris County Sheriff.  Throughout my long career I can...

Letter to the editor: Vote Heather Darling for Morris County Surrogate

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Dear Editor, Yesterday a woman knocked on my door and told me that she's running for Morris County Surrogate. She told me a little bit about herself and then began to talk about her opponent, Heather Darling. The trash coming from this woman's mouth about...

Letter to the editor: Morris County Deserves Better than Carroll for Surrogate

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Dear Editor: During the 2009 Primary election, when he was up for re-election to his 7th term in Trenton, Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll sent out a mailer to his constituents where he listed 18 bills he supports or sponsored and said he could save them...

Letter to the Editor: Isabella Alfano reached a new low for Morris County Politics

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Dear Editor: My name is Ray Tahan. I have been a good friend of Heather Darling for many years and am also the President of the Rockaway Republican Club. I thought I had seen it all in politics, but the mean spirited and deeply personal...

Letter to the editor: We see the true colors of organized labor right

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Dear Editor: Well finally we see the true colors of organized labor right here in Parsippany. The Memorial Day Parade is just a few short days away, and the NJEA has told the people who work with the band at Parsippany High and Parsippany Hills that...

Letter to the editor: Vote for the Future of Morris Team

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Dear Editor, On Tuesday, June 4 Republican Voters have a critical decision to make.  Do we want to continue to support the incumbents  who raise our taxes and support special interests who finance their campaigns or do we want candidates who will do what is...

Letter to editor: Response to Board of Ed Negotiations Team

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 Dear Editor, Having just read the statement by the Board of Education Negotiations Team, I feel compelled as a parent to respond.  My letter is not to take a stance as to what the final outcome should be but rather about the tone of this...

Letter to the editor: The choice is clear: Vote dePierro, Carifi, Jr. and Gragnani for Council

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Dear Editor: After reading Democratic Council Vice-President Janice McCarthy's recent letter to the editor ("The Financial Harm the 2019 Budget Causes," April 26, 2019), one thing is very clear- the Parsippany Democrats know they screwed up and now they are desperately seeking someone to blame. Mayor...

Letter to the editor: I support Mike dePierro, Paul Carifi, Jr and Loretta Gragnani

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Dear Editor, Democratic Council Vice-President Janice McCarthy has said " it's understandable that taxpayers are angry at Mayor Soriano for raising our property taxes again." She also indicated that she supports taxes for the upcoming years! I am very concerned about this mindset and...

Letter to the editor: Sanctuary City

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Dear Editor: Last month, the Parsippany Township council passed a resolution objecting to Parsippany becoming a “sanctuary city,’’ which has not happened, and new state attorney general guidelines that prevent local law enforcement officers from acting outside of their jurisdiction and using department resources to...

Letter to the editor: Letter in reference to Home2 and Wawa

Dear Editor: This letter was sent to Mountain Lake's Mayor Barnett and The Mountain Lakes Council: I would like to take a moment of your time to express my concerns for the Hotel and Wawa that is being proposed to the Borough of Mountain Lakes.  I...

Letter to the editor: The Financial Harm the 2019 Budget Causes

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Dear Editor: The 2019 budget approved by the council majority doesn't even come close to recognizing the seriousness of the town's finances or consider the financial harm it will cause. In 2020 taxpayers should prepare for a larger tax increase and/or significant cuts to expenses...

Letter to the editor: Future PILOT programs in Parsippany

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Dear Editor: This letter is a statement read at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council Meeting of April 16, 2019. As outlined in a recent presentation by Ed Snieckus, Parsippany now has a plan for meeting its affordable housing obligation. The first project in the 8,000 plus...

Letter to the editor: Taxation With Representation $4.38 Average Homeowner 

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Dear Editor: If as was mentioned by both Mayor and Council President; that Parsippany Town Employees are second to none, then this must not be true in a wholesome sense. If there is dead weight then and jobs somehow need to be eliminated from the...

Letter to the editor: Rhetoric of the Vito Sacco Letter

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Dear Editor:   Being at the same meeting I am confused how the experience could be so different. No jobs were created, the jobs 13 in all, would not be filled, if budget passes on April 16. So for a community to pay $4.40 a month,...

Letter to the editor: What is Happening in Parsippany?

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Dear Editor: A few weeks ago I attended a Town Hall meeting to listen to the first reading of the 2019 Budget Proposal, it was an outrage!  The new Mayor has made a decision that rather than lay off anyone, even adding more people to...