Letters to the Editor

July 22, 2018

Hi Editor, With your help, we need to create visibility for Abby & Lily to find that special person or family who wants to give these senior sisters the loving home they deserve together!  And one of your readers could be Abby and Lilly's HERO!  I can be contacted at 973-895-9160 ...

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More than 240 years ago, our nation’s founders envisioned a country where individuals could forge their own destinies and not be constrained by the circumstances of birth. The essential concept was that people could govern themselves and participate in democracy, or what Benjamin Franklin and ...

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My Daughter, Abigail Herring wrote the following letter to the Randolph BOE last week (June 14), she and a large group of students  attended the BOE meeting to speak regarding this subject.   Dear Ms. Fano, The Board of Education, and to whomever this may concern,                      ...

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Dear Editor, I am excited to support the team of Forstenhausler, Loveys, Potter, and Nisivoccia for Randolph Township Council. I grew up in Randolph and this team is ready and able to continue the hard work that has made Randolph such a great place to grow up. I’ve worked personally with Jim ...

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Dear Editor, I am writing to express my support for Mark Forstenhausler, Jim Loveys, Marie Potter and Lou Nisivoccia, candidates for Randolph Town Council. Mark, Jim, Marie and Lou are running as a team to fill the 4 town council seats up for election this year. All four are long-term ...

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Dear Editor,   I am writing this letter in response to last night’s decision by the Randolph Board of Education to fully support Superintendent Fano despite recent concerns brought forth by the Randolph Education Association and parents. Despite the Board’s decision, there remains unresolved ...

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Dear Editor: This year, I am celebrating 50 years of having lived in Randolph Township.  My children have gone through the Randolph public school system and I can honestly say that I love my community and am proud of how it’s grown and developed over the past 5 decades.  Since 2004, I’ve had an ...

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One of the many things which makes a particular municipality strong and vibrant is its support of the local business community – what are oftentimes referred to as a town’s “corporate citizens.”  Whether retail, service-oriented or otherwise, successful commercial enterprises within a town’s ...

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Dear Editor: My family and I have lived in Randolph Township for thirty-one years, during all of which I have been a volunteer firefighter with the Township Fire Department.  I’m very proud to say that my sons have followed in my footsteps and are or were also members of the Randolph ...

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Dear Editor: My family moved to Randolph 13 years ago and we quickly grew to love the township and our neighbors.  We enjoy the parks and trails, the friendship and community of our neighbors, and the Township’s suburban atmosphere in such close proximity to downtown Morristown.  Our sons have ...

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Dear Editor, They say that campaign signs don’t vote in an election. However, I was distressed when I saw a particularly misleading sign in my hometown. I am concerned that it might mislead voters on June 5th into thinking that the candidate with the sign “Re-Elect Hirniak“ on it,  is for a ...

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Having served on Randolph Town Council 2002 – 2012, including terms as Deputy Mayor and Mayor,  I know first-hand the work of former Chief Financial Officer Michael Soccio, former Township Manager John Lovell and previous councils which  led to Standard and Poor’s issuing a Triple A bond rating for ...

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Dear Editor: After having lived in Randolph for more than forty-four years, it’s difficult for both of us to remember the last time we were as disappointed about someone’s characterization of our hometown as we were after reading the May 10, 2018 editorial from the Randolph Reporter.  Suggesting ...

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One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, parents do ...

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Don’t Complain; Vote! It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, 11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a ...

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As a former school administrator, I was in charge of making the school’s yearly calendar.  I worked with the staff to determine the calendar each March for the coming school year. Each year we including a statement explaining specifically, the manner in which snow days (over 4) would be ...

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The massacre at a Florida high school on Wednesday is hard for adults to wrap their head around, but it can be completely overwhelming for children who hear about it or see images of the carnage. Parents need to help guide their children through the fear, anger, upset and helplessness such a ...

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The stage was set.  Randolph’s varsity football team entered the game clinging to the 8th and final playoff berth in the North Jersey Group 4 playoff sectional.  This was the final football game where the Rams could accumulate the much needed Power Points to qualify for the Big Dance: the New ...

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Dear Editor: As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ.  Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our ...

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This is a public response to Superintendent Jennifer Fano’s special statement concerning an incident at the football game at Randolph High School on September 1, 2017: This past Friday night, I was excited for a joyous reunion of students, parents and staff at the first football game of the ...

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