Freedom of the press in France and the U.S.
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press. Meat industry fanatics in...
Garcia applauds Port Authority for dropping service cuts
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Democracy is indeed alive and well. Here’s the proof. When a plan to cut overnight PATH train service was unveiled in the midst of the holidays there was a collective chorus of voices ...
‘What is your right to vote worth?’
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Secaucus Board of Education is considering moving the board elections from April to November. By moving the election to November, the board avoids a vote on the school budget as lo...
For caregivers, the work never stops
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hands of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any...
Public transit needs improvement
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Senator and Mayor Brian P. Stack’s bill that would require a mental health background check for drivers for Uber and Lyft is a great step in the right direction to protect the segment ...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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...
Cerny and the mayor
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: While discussing the recent “war” about to take place between acting Secaucus Police Chief John Cerny and Mayor Gonnelli, I remembered an episode I had with both of them. Permit me to ...
Who’s disrespecting who?
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: At the Oct. 16 Board of Education meeting, trustee Kathy Huber O’Connell took exception to my leaving the meeting before it had concluded, calling the questions I raised and my departu...