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Letter to the editor: The District at 1515

Dear Editor: On Tuesday, November 20, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council will vote on whether to approve a PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) agreement between the township and the developer of the District at 1515 project, which consists of 441 apartment units and 112,000...

Letter to the editor: No political events should be held at public library

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Dear Editor: Monday morning, October 29, 2018, I read an article by a New Jersey news media that Robert Menendez US senate candidate had a political rally attended by Governor Murphy at Parsippany Main Library. I was quite disturbed, because ten years ago Republican candidates from...

Letter to the editor: Support Jay Webber for Congress

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Dear Editor: In less than ten days, we will be going to the polls to decide who we want to represent us in Congress; a candidate who just recently moved into our community, or a public servant who has served us in the State Legislature...

Letter to the editor: Vote for Mikie Sherrill

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Dear Editor: By way of political affiliation I am a registered Republican and have voted in every primary and general election over the past 35 years. Over the past two years I have watched as the Republican Party that once was known for being fiscally conservative...

Letter to the editor: Reconsider the PILOT agreement for “District at 1515”

Dear Editor: I discussed the following during open session at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting of Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The current form of the PILOT agreement between Parsippany and the developers of the District at 1515 does a great disservice to the taxpayers of...

Letter to the editor: TIME FOR A NEW FLAG Ecology…remarks on film Ocean of Plastic

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Dear Editor: Without doubt the most important issue of our time is environmental and human justice. Economics and Homeland Security mean little in the knowledge that our natural resources and our wildlife heritage is being destroyed or buried and swamped in plastic pollution. Having direct experience...

Letter to the editor: The McMansion next store

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Dear Editor: Suddenly, the sun is gone, you’re in its shadow, it's coming closer and closer. You can feel it’s poorly portioned eyes glaring down at you. You try to make the creature out, but its stucco front and vinyl siding sides confuse you, and...

Letter to editor: Plastics; Over-Engineered Products of Convenience Out-of-Control

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Dear Editor: Parsippany Council needs to support by resolution the pending State legislation now being proposed in the Senate No.2776 and the Assembly as No.4330. An Act concerning plastic carryout bags, expanded polystyrene food service products, and plastic straws, and supplementing Title 13 of the...

Letter to the editor: Please do not appoint Kavanaugh

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Dear Editor: Please do not appoint Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He is against women's healthcare, cancer screenings and childcare, Men's cancer screening. Children need both their parents to become productive voting citizens. Kavanaugh is in favor of making the President immune to being a lawful citizen...

Letter to the editor: Knoll Green Acres and High Rises?

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Dear Editor: Then is not now return to the wilds. Mike dePierro's accomplishment in saving the Knoll Golf Course for Golfers and the rest of us; golfer or not. Wish Mike was as dedicated to all our Parsippany landscapes like he was the Knoll Golf. Today; green...

Letter to the editor: In Pursuit of Our Political ‘Better Angels’

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Dear Editor: Sadly, since the 2016 election, and increasingly as well in the years leading up to 2016, politicians and some media have pushed the political arguments to the margins where it is impossible to find middle ground and any hope for agreement between the...

Letter to the editor: Mr. Valori should look inward and then go away

Dear Editor: There is a reason Louis Valori is a former Councilman. He just doesn't get it. As a retired Parsippany Police Officer Mr. Valori receives a monthly pension check of $7,518.97 for life. But that's not all. As part of his retirement package, Mr....

Letter to the editor: Thank you for Supporting the Woman’s Club

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Dear Editor: The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills (WCPTH) held its 37th Annual “Tee Off for Education Golf Classic and Luncheon” on Tuesday, July 10 at the Knoll West Country Club. Our club members were very pleased with the results, that provides WCPTH with funds to...

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: Morris County stands to benefit greatly from Workforce Development

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Dear Editor: It is no secret that New Jersey is in financial trouble. Our saving grace is that we're well-situated near New York City, in the middle of the Eastern seaboard with infrastructure that can still be repaired and maintained. Because of these advantages, manufacturers...

Letter to the editor: Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society; but are we really civilized or privatized?

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Dear Editor: What I didn't care for was the poor me crowd at the last council meeting alleging seniors would be hit harder by the proposed 3.5% tax increase. If your actually in a lower income you can apply for and get every year a...

Why are comments hidden on Webber’s Social Media?

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Dear Editor: I am deeply disturbed that NJ 11th  GOP congressional candidate Jay Webber censors constituents on social media. He has blocked dozens, if not scores, of followers on Twitter and deletes or “hides” Facebook comments that are critical of him and his policies so...

Vote Cesaro and Dunn for Freeholder Tuesday, June 5

Dear Editor, It is my great pleasure to give my strongest endorsement to the Freeholder ticket of John Cesaro and Aura Dunn. John and Aura are two of the finest, most experienced professionals serving in the public arena today. The taxpayers of Morris County will be...

Letter to the editor: Resident question Focus and TapInto regarding political roles

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Dear Editor: As a former journalist, it is unsettling to see that both our township's hyperlocal news outlets, TAPintoParsippany and Parsippany Focus, are run by people who have organizational political roles. Laura Ali, Parsippany TAPinto's publisher and editor-in-chief, has been listed as communications director for the...

Letter to the Editor: Do kids need to be part of the policy debate?

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Dear Editor: Legislative District 35 Senator Nellie Pou (Paterson) cause quite a stir this week related to the NJ-11 Congressional Campaign. Let’s review. Pou called into question Jay Webber’s consistent voting record against legislation to support women… “Why Webber would not support countless pieces of legislation...
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