Town Editor

Thumb_4e616c35b893351e6125_jackie
Jessica Marrone Parkes and Jackie Schatell

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Letters to the Editor

  • Carousel_image_ec08c9bf9788c99764d0_hollie

    The Secret Life of a Special Needs Mom

    By HOLLIE GILROY | May 2, 2015

    As we mark the end of Autism Awareness month, I would like to share the challenges that we, as parents, confront each day as we try to gi...

  • Carousel_image_8c52f405a9ecfa274261_20150154bd2f31396ca

    American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week April 12-18

    By Mathieu Nelessen Regional CEO American Red Cross North Jersey Region | April 8, 2015

    To The Editor: The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Club Invites Public to Join

    By Robert J. Clark | March 11, 2015

    Dear Editor: I am writing on behalf of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Association located at 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Montclair Parent Writes Open Letter to Millburn Superintendent on PARCC

    By Sarah Blaine | February 20, 2015

    Dear Superintendent Crisfield: As a graduate of the Millburn Public Schools (Class of 1991) where you currently serve as Superinte...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    PARCC Refusal Letter

    By Justin Escher Alpert | February 14, 2015

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Livingston resident, Justin Escher Alpert, whose daughter Skylar testified in front of the State Board of Educat...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Opportunities lead to Success

    By Colleen Mulvaney | November 12, 2014

    It is impressive how Livingston High School offers 27 AP classes. It just goes to show how lucky these kids are to live in this area w...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Rec Travel Basketball Program in Shambles

    By Peter Gelman | November 7, 2014

    Being a parent who is very passionate about the game of Basketball, I feel it is time to speak up with regard to the Li...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Support for Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro

    By Robert J. Clark | November 2, 2014

    Dear Editor; I am writing in support of Livingston Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro who is seeking re-election in the November 4th ele...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    BULLET VOTE- LIVINGSTON

    By Larry Greenberg | October 31, 2014

    On Tuesday, Livingston voters will go to the polls in the election” for Town Council. We have the 7 candidates for 3 Town Counci...

  • Carousel_image_c550a953d137e9aa4227_lef

    Please Support the LHS Hall Of Fame Dinner and Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

    By Walter D. LeVine | October 2, 2014

    As Vice President of Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) I would like to solicit all readers to make their reservations to join us i...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    A Call for Solutions

    By Mark Dunec | October 1, 2014

    Our founding fathers built our nation on a platform of civic engagement. It is our duty, as Americans, to not only vote every election...

  • Carousel_image_920d2b217908fe99c74e_mckeon__1_

    Buying Back Our Safety

    By John F. McKeon | September 23, 2014

    Too often, we as Americans find ourselves reflecting on senseless violence as each year 31,000 Americans perish as a consequence of a ...

  • Carousel_image_061c02d2f15353a546d1_marc_d

    Why Am I Running for Congress?

    By Marc Dunec | July 29, 2014

    Over the past year, I’ve spoken with hundreds of Democrats, Republicans and Independents across Northern New Jersey. We discusse...

  • Carousel_image_5cb94a726365cd7bcfe4_njleg2_txt

    Budget Battle Continues in Trenton

    By Devon Douglas-Bowers | June 25, 2014

    Currently a major fiscal battle is taking place between Republicans and Democrats in the state government regarding New Jersey’s...

  • Carousel_image_77f5b69987e345025bb8_img_3508

    Protecting the Right to Vote...or Not to Vote in America

    By Christopher J. Durkin | June 23, 2014

    Should we as a nation mandate voting by our citizens in every election under penalty of law? My election day polling site was a...

  • Carousel_image_4825a9ae1a62455bd3f7_2013-livingston-twp-council-rj-img-008_1024x6831_1_

    Deborah Shapiro 2014 Budget Remarks

    By Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro | April 29, 2014

    Yet again we are faced with a budget increase that, while may not have been totally avoidable, should have been lower than is presente...

  • Iran Interim Agreement Offers Opportunity for Cautious Hope but Final Agreement

    By Gordon Haas | December 2, 2013

    The Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ has been a proponent of a strong and unyielding interna...

  • Carousel_image_9bbf0aea0c5b3a72be4b_dsc_0275new1

    Jasey, McKeon Thank Constituents of 27th Legislative District

    By | November 26, 2013

    On November 25, the Alternative Press received a Letter of Thanks from Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, to the 27...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Upcoming Talks About New DPW Site

    By Larry Kohn | October 15, 2013

    Dear Editor, The staff recommendations for a new DPW facility has all the appearances of being prepared by people that don't p...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Question Never Answered

    By Marty Katz | September 7, 2013

    My question:  What are the reasons that the Livingston Town Manager, Michele Meade, refused to meet even once with someone she hi...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Township Salary Comparison - Manager is Unresponsive

    By Larry Kohn | August 28, 2013

    Dear Editor,   At a recent conference meeting of the Mayor and Council, Michele Meade was requested to prepare an analysis ...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    The Importance of the Condition of the Marked Patrol Vehicle

    By Marty Katz | July 28, 2013

    As discussed previously in my officer survival mindset articles there is a certain importance and significance to the statement of &ls...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Our Own Bonnie and Clyde

    By Karen Samiec | June 27, 2013

    To the Editor, When will the taxpayers in this town finally open up their eyes and get involved? We have angst at the police depar...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    OPED on OPRA/OPMA

    By State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg | June 25, 2013

    In New Jersey, we’re fortunate to have two fantastic tools to help maintain open government at all levels – the Open Publi...

  • Carousel_image_3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor

    Livingston- The New Tammany Hall

    By Larry Greenberg | June 24, 2013

    The  practice what was once called "honest graft" in politics is alive and well in Livingston. Livingston is now t...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Advertise On TAP »

Community Announcements

Today's Events

Press Releases

Columns

Where Are They Now?!

Livingston High School Graduate's Civil War Novel Receives Rave Reviews

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School 1984 graduate Michael Jay Nusbaum, MD, FACS, FASMBS, recently published his first fiction novel Ere Awòrán, which is in the ...

Read the Full Story »

Admit U to College

Special Announcement: Admit U Will Offer Consulting at College Application Camp, August 2015

Melanie and the Admit U Consulting team are thrilled to be partnering this summer with College Application Camp, a five-day intensive on the campus of Montclair State University. For two weeks in ...

Read the Full Story »

Livingston Community Corner

Livingston BOE Student Rep Offers Final Words

LIVINGSTON, NJ - At his last meeting as the student representative on the Livingston Board of Education, Dylan Camche, a senior heading to Georgetown University, pressed school leaders to continue ...

Read the Full Story »

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

College Benefits Research Group Quoted In Forbes

ROSELAND, NJ - Choosing the right college is an exciting moment for parents and students. But what's not exciting are the bills that come with their dream school. This is where the stress ...

Read the Full Story »

Y Works

YMCA to Host Fourth Annual Youth Appreciation Week Diversity Festival

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA is hosting a town-wide Diversity Festival, as a kick-off to this year’s Youth Appreciation Week festivities that begin on May 17 and end on May 25. The ...

Read the Full Story »

CPA Q&A

Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF/CGMA

Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF/CGMA is a Certified Public Accountant of the State of New Jersey and received his Certification in Financial Forensics from the American Institute of CPAs in ...

Read the Full Story »

Summit Medical Group Corner

Summit Medical Group Foundation Annual Gala to Honor Jeffrey Le Benger, Chairman & CEO

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Summit Medical Group Foundation (“SMGF”) is holding its annual Gala, on Saturday, June 6, at 6:00 p.m. at The Grove, located at 691 Pompton Avenue, in Cedar ...

Read the Full Story »

Discount Travel News

Golfers - 2 Bedroom Suite in California

This week World Pass International is featuring Resort Villas by Welk Resorts in Escondido California. Located on 450 acres just north of San Diego, California. Welk Resorts is a gorgeous ...

Read the Full Story »

Featured Business Listing

The London Day School

Facebook

Twitter