Apology to Italian-Americans from Garwood, NJ Councilman

Apr 28, 2015 514

In the letter (see below) Councilman Mathieu states to the local newspaper The Westfield Leader, "I wish to reiterate my apology to Americans of Italian descent for any offense they may have taken to my April 2, 2015 editorial in your newspaper. In no way did I mean to offend anyone, but nevertheless, I did so and I take full responsibility.

My intention was to illustrate, through satire, the actual expenses and promises of future revenue from the new Garwood Recreation Complex. IAOVC President Manny Alfano and Anthony Bengivenga, President of the Westfield Chapter of UNICO, commended Councilman Mathieu's apology at the last town council meeting.

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Source: http://www.iaovc.org/

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