Policy not politics
Mar 04, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Our city would be better served if we open up the dialogue about the real reason property taxes are going up: the structural deficit. This deficit was not created by Mayor Davis but ...
Liberty State Park should not be privatized
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: We are writing in regard to Liberty State Park. The corrective Assembly Bill 4196 does not do what was promised by Assembly Speaker Prieto. We do not want the Meadowlands Commission ...
A sincere thank you to a few good Samaritans
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: To our neighbors who come home after long shifts and shovel the snow for us – we thank you. To our neighbors who shovel during late winter nights, gifting us with shoveled walks – we...
With sincere thanks, in memory of my mother
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: My mother, Tessie De Maria, passed away on Ash Wednesday after spending the last five years of her life at a nursing home. I was very fortunate to spend those years with her, and to ...
The wolves are at Liberty State Park’s door
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be ash...
Where are the new businesses?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I live in the Third Ward and I am getting a bit tired of Gary La Pelusa bragging about what a great job he is doing as far as bringing new businesses in the area. Where are they? I s...
Proud to be Bayonne strong
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: In a flash, our lives can change. One minute, you may feel all is going great and life can’t get any better. The truth is, sometimes tragedies just happen. Our community has seen its...
Naming names
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: President Obama was elected by a vote across the country. The individuals in Congress are from a single district or state. Why are politicians, despite a 15-percent approval rating, ...
In response to City of Bayonne Corporation Counsel John Coffey in February 11, BCN
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Mr. Coffey’s remarks are mere cover for himself as the Assistant City Attorney (1990-2002) and Law Director (2002-2009). He would have been at the forefront on all of the transaction...
Help for Coptic Christians now
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: During last year's mayoral campaign I met and spoke with many people in Bayonne's Coptic Christian community. The leaders and members of our Coptic Churches were among the warmest an...