Law enforcement failed us miserably
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: It is natural that the immediate reaction to the latest school shooting is emotional and focused on the weapon used. However, a person determined to kill will kill no matter what typ...
An amazing night at the Department of Recreation Annual Awards Dinner
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: On February 17, the Department of Recreation Annual Awards Dinner was held at the Bayonne Museum. It was an incredible evening. Pete Amadeo marked that it was 65 years ago that the f...
Tragedy and accountability
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: On Feb. 14 we all witnessed yet another shooting at a school. The warning signs were all there. Proper reporting was done to the authorities but yet no follow up, no follow through. ...
Is this the end of an era for our drug- free schools?
Mar 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: For as long as I can remember, our schools have taught us to “Just Say No” to drugs, a campaign that started in the 1970s. In 1982 our First Lady Nancy Reagan replied “Just Say No!’ ...
Welcome, Muslim Community Center
Mar 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: In the Feb. 28 Bayonne Community News, I read a letter from a person who opposed the opening of the Muslim Community Center. I don't have anything to say to that person, but am writi...
It’s time to rally again
Mar 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Two years ago animal welfare professionals, pet owners, and community activists stood outside Bayonne city hall and raised concerns about an out-of-county animal control provider hir...
African-Americans in times of war
Mar 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, as part of its celebration of Black History Month and this year's theme of "African-Americans in Times of War," Bayonne High School students had the pl...
A message to my fellow Bayonne veterans
Mar 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I want like to advise my fellow veterans in Bayonne to ask their tax advisors if they are entitled to a personal deduction on their New Jersey state taxes for 2017. This has not been...
Citizens’ rights - mosque settlement
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Second Ward Councilman Sal Gallace made a statement in the paper, before the actual mosque “settlement” was or had been made. How could he, the council, or the mayor know what the Zo...
Planting hatred
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: In your issue from February 12 you introduced the O’Donnell team. Thank you very much, what a revelation. I should not have been surprised, though. Once again we have people running ...