Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Letter to editor: Why is it that ashtrays have become obsolete?

Dear Editor: Why is it that ashtrays have become obsolete? Some years back and on occasion the bumper sticker stating; "the world is not your ashtray" could be seen now and then. Smokers have become and remain some of the most inconsiderate and disrespectful people in...

Letter to the editor: Why RD Realty Attorney Threat Letter is Weak

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Dear Editor: On March 18, 2013, counsel for RD Realty submitted a letter to the town attorney threatening to force Parsippany to accept an exclusive residential rental complex of 530+ units with 106 set aside for low income housing if Parsippany failed to rezone Waterview...

Letter to the editor: Occupancy Fee Tax

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Dear Editor, At the Parsippany Troy-Hills regular council meeting, on June 18, 2013, I gave a presentation regarding the implementation of the Hotel/Motel Occupancy Fee tax on boarding home rooms. The occupancy fee tax is charged for any room rented for less than 90 days by state...

Letter to the editor: No Land Ethic, No Country

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Dear Editor: No land ethic, no country. Is there more plastic debris spread upon the American Landscapes than stars in the sky? The spread of litter and trash may have reached the point of no return, as far as we as a people in our...

Suspicious Person with Ladder at Rutgers Village

Officers were called to the Rutgers Village Apartments at 10:04 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 located at 80 New Road to investigate a report of a suspicious person. Alert residents reported to the Parsippany Police Communications Center that there was a man on a...

Letter to the editor: How to control feral cat population

Dear Editor:  As a resident of Lake Hiawatha / Parsippany,  I do not understand why Parsippany-Troy Hills Township does allow trap and release as an option to contain and control the feral cat population. Most of the cats and kittens are able to be put up...

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...