50 years since the Summer of Love
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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...
Re: John Bredin
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: John Bredin's jocular attempt to explain the Trump enigma (Reporter, June 4). There are two theories: that, along with Hillary, he was chosen by the self-Chosen (our unelected rulers, ...
The State Budget
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The battle took many twists and turns this year, but we would be remiss not to acknowledge the final funding bill and the members of the Legislature who fought tirelessly on behalf of ...
Refugees need our love and support
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As dean of the newly established University of Hope (partly fictional, and partly real: at least as a concept), I’d like to award Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate in philosophy.  For h...
Just a piece of cloth but born on June 14, 1777
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 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...
Queen of Peace Catholic School / School Project
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham. My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the county in a state we chose to learn ...
The power of community
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 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 | 135 135 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...
Governor Christie, the time is now to help our Wounded Warriors and their caregivers
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act (S750) awaits the Governor’s signature, and the deadline is May 11th. If Governor Christie does not sign this bill by this date, it will be a l...