Letters to the Editor

September 14, 2018

One state, twenty one counties, five hundred and sixty-six municipalities and six hundred and twenty one school districts. Government and bureaucracy at every level. Maybe, in a Jersey kind of way it all makes sense. The reasons for this abundance of towns and school districts- and the ...

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1. Save Watchung Reservation (SWR) recognizes that the deer population needs to be managed and is not opposed to methods that reduce the deer population in a reasonable and humane way. 2. The 2018-2019 union county deer management program proposal is a radical increase in the number of hunting ...

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The 22nd Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival sponsored by Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) was held each Tuesday evening in July and August. Thousands of people came downtown and enjoyed the performances, despite the unpredictable rainy season with two of the evenings being cancelled and ...

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    To the Editor, Candidates for Borough Council Anjali Mehrotra and Ileana Montes reject the Administration’s claims that the settlements with Detective Sergeant Andrew Huber and Chief of Police Allan Attanasio saved the Borough money as an insult to voters’ intelligence. Huber and ...

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To The Editor, Leonard Lance represents what’s wrong with Washington, Tom Malinowski represents what’s right. Lance votes against the interests of his constituents, especially when it comes to healthcare. Leonard Lance has attacked affordable health care ever since he got to Congress. Lance ...

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The Union County Freeholders’ decision to appoint State Senator and newly-elected Union County Democratic Chairman, Nick Scutari’s chief of staff, Ed Oatman as County Manager smelled of corruption from the start. To place a political consultant like Oatman in the role of overseeing 2,800 employees ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Norman and Carol Greco, owners of Jersey Mike’s of Westfield. This year’s Day of Giving was extremely successful, resulting in over $5,500 to help send kids in need to camp or child care at the Y.  In 2017 Norman and Carol ...

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To the Editor, I support Tom Malinowski, the Democratic candidate for New Jersey’s Seventh District, because he believes in affordable healthcare for all. New Jerseyans and all Americans need access to treatment for their ailments, whether they’re pre-existing, recently contracted, or caused ...

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