Why New Jersey's pension system is going broke
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: New Jersey’s state pension fund is going broke. Apparently, in 10 years the fund will be empty and those belonging to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers’ ...
Why defend the 2nd Amendment?
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Much lately is talked about in the news and maybe even around the water cooler about the 2nd Amendment. The 2nd Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights, written inalienable rights of...
We should support Bayonne businesses
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: For the second time in one week I dined at Mediterraneo Restaurant in Bayonne. As most folks in town know, this restaurant recently changed owners. Even if BCN readers loved the rest...
Shame on the Archdiocese
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I am writing to express my disgust at the letter that was placed in the bulletins of Catholic Bayonne churches last week. This letter wasn’t signed, but it doesn’t take a genius to f...
Thank you for your support
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: The Girl Scouts of Bayonne would like to thank our Mayor James Davis and Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravallotti for attending our 2016 Court of Awards. We are honored that they came and...
Kudos for Dr. McGeehan
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I personally think Dr. McGeehan has done a remarkable job as superintendent, and it is going to be very difficult to fill her shoes. As a parent of three children who excelled in our...
Time to stop unfair out-of-network medical bills
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: The Out of Network Transparency Act, which will be up for a vote in the New Jersey Legislature soon, would help protect us from surprise medical bills. It would crack down on unfair ...
Support caregivers and those they care for, support the RAISE Act
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Many of us have been, are, or will be a family caregiver, or are likely to need the help of one someday. Family caregivers are the backbone of services and supports in this country, ...
Beware of barbecued bugs
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Whatever happened to the good old days when our worst worry about summer barbecues was over-indulging? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of Agriculture's Meat & Pou...
Dear America
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Americans are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists, call them ISIS or call them Al Qaeda, Americans are calling it "terrorist attacks." Ever since the massacre in Boston, and the...