Letters to the Editor

October 26, 2018

To The Editor: We were disappointed in Councilwoman Pater’s response to TAPInto’s question about bringing transparency to Borough government. Instead of addressing the problem of transparency and openness in Borough Hall, she filled her response with lies and personal attacks. There is no ...

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To the Editor: I am a Mountainside resident writing to voice my support for Mountainside Council candidates Ileana Montes and Anjali Mehrotra.  For seventeen of my eighteen years living in Mountainside, the Council Members and Mayor have run unopposed and have enjoyed a position in our local ...

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Dear Fellow Residents of Mountainside, We are in that challenging time of the year when politics and political speech fill the mailboxes, the robo calls and the news. But because it’s the political season, messages intended to generate headlines are often inaccurate or worse, purposefully ...

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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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