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Montclair Parent Writes Open Letter to Millburn Superintendent on PARCC
February 20, 2015
Dear Superintendent Crisfield: As a graduate of the Millburn Public Schools (Class of 1991) where you currently serve as Superinte...
PARCC Refusal Letter
February 14, 2015
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Livingston resident, Justin Escher Alpert, whose daughter Skylar testified in front of the State Board of Educat...
Opportunities lead to Success
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...
Rec Travel Basketball Program in Shambles
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...
Support for Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro
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...
BULLET VOTE- LIVINGSTON
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...
Please Support the LHS Hall Of Fame Dinner and Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)
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...
A Call for Solutions
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...
Buying Back Our Safety
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 ...
Why Am I Running for Congress?
July 29, 2014
Over the past year, I’ve spoken with hundreds of Democrats, Republicans and Independents across Northern New Jersey. We discusse...
Budget Battle Continues in Trenton
June 25, 2014
Currently a major fiscal battle is taking place between Republicans and Democrats in the state government regarding New Jersey’s...
Protecting the Right to Vote...or Not to Vote in America
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...
Deborah Shapiro 2014 Budget Remarks
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...
The Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ has been a proponent of a strong and unyielding interna...
Jasey, McKeon Thank Constituents of 27th Legislative District
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...
Upcoming Talks About New DPW Site
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...
Question Never Answered
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...
Township Salary Comparison - Manager is Unresponsive
August 28, 2013
Dear Editor, At a recent conference meeting of the Mayor and Council, Michele Meade was requested to prepare an analysis ...
As discussed previously in my officer survival mindset articles there is a certain importance and significance to the statement of &ls...
Our Own Bonnie and Clyde
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...
OPED on OPRA/OPMA
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...
Livingston- The New Tammany Hall
June 24, 2013
The practice what was once called "honest graft" in politics is alive and well in Livingston. Livingston is now t...
The Malfunctioning Town Manager
June 21, 2013
The Council Meeting last Monday night was a sight to behold. The rudeness remains and seems to be a reminder of those past lurking in ...
"Trying to Find My Congressman"
May 3, 2013
A few weeks ago, I wrote to express frustration with Congress’s failure to enact common sense gun control measures to prevent th...
What Does Rodney Think About Guns?
April 11, 2013
To the Editor: If we require a vehicle operator to be licensed and owners to carry insurance coverage, is it unreasonable to ask t...