50 years since the Summer of Love
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love.” From an historical perspective, the “Summer of Love” wasn’t very “lovely.” Global civil unrest, racial tensions in the U...
Just a piece of cloth but born on June 14, 1777
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Believed originated by a school teacher B.J. Cigrand in 1885 as Flag Day birthday, President Harry Truman signed congressional Act in 1949 stating with Betsy Ross Version of 13-5 point...
Good jobs and a clean environment: perfect together
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There was a time when the debate over the nation’s economic future boiled down to the question: “Do you want a clean environment, or good jobs?” In reality, New Jersey is showing that ...
The power of community
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have learned much during this past month, but one truth stands out:  our community is special. When the announcement of the Save Marist NJ Campaign was released just a little over a ...
The Meaning of Mother’s Day
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As May 14 th fast approaches my thoughts have drifted to the meaning and origin of this American Holiday. Mothers are honored and celebrated throughout the world and that is a good thi...
Queen Bumblebee at Washington Park
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Fellow neighborhood residents marveled at the beautiful annuals planted in Washington Park on April 20th. Nearly a dozen women praised the park crew for this work which was done under ...
The proposed elimination of federal funding for the arts, museums, and libraries
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Where do I start?! I’ve already marched on January 21 in New York for women, and I’ll be in DC on April 29 to bring attention to climate change, as the Trump Administration seeks to ne...
Gov. Christie, please care for those who care for our Wounded Warriors
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Governor Christie has an opportunity to honor the struggles many of our veterans and their families face when they come home. The Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act (S750), is awaiti...
Trump blamed for Obama USDA actions
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In response to Elmer Leighton’s letter of 3/4/17, “Time to hurt animals,” I wish your research had gone further than automatically blaming President Trump for the removal of the Animal...
The other side of Alexander Hamilton
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an article “Hamilton on the Hudson” (Weehawken, where Burr killed Hamilton) you quote Jim Furman, one of the visitors to the site: “Hamilton is the father of modern banking. He’s le...