hoboken letters

Make the streets safer for everyone
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Adjust the speed limit in Hoboken. The citywide speed limit is 25 MPH. Most people feel that the posted speed limit is a "give or take" suggestion and to exceed that by 5-7 miles per h...
A resolution of Hoboken school funding issues
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It seems to me that the guiding principle in Hoboken school funding matters is that every student should have an equal share of resources, both in terms of funding and teaching talent....
Slippery ramp may lead to lawsuits
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On December 23, while walking on the corner of Eleventh Street and Park Avenue, I slipped and fell. The weather was warm and the ground was still wet from an earlier rain. I was walkin...
Honored to be reappointed
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Neighbors: I am honored to let you know that I’ve been reappointed to a second term on the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment, a seat I've held since 2011. On the ZBA we hear development appli...
Heartfelt gratitude to John McKnight of Failla Funeral Home!
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I had to take this opportunity to extend Heartfelt Gratitude to John McKnight, proprietor, and his wonderful staff of Failla Memorial Home. As many of you know that when a loving famil...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 6
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: While navigating the quilt work of road patch repairs and emerging potholes on Washington Street, I counted the excessive number of ineffective street lamps on Washington Street. On so...
Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
For caregivers, the work never stops
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many of us are just getting back to the office after time off for the holidays. But for caregivers, the work never stopped. Indeed, caring for loved ones is a 24/7 gig with no paid tim...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed an...
Are only rich white people competent to serve on the zoning board?
Jan 18, 2015 | 86 86 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I forgive you for calling me “Mike Ellis” in your excellent coverage of last week’s City Council meeting where zoning board appointments became an issue. But I guess all of us white gu...