Democracy is alive and well in Hoboken
Dec 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As an elected official it is my privilege and duty to represent the interests of my constituents. Numerous residents reached out to me to express their opposition to a proposal calling...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 5
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The proposed Washington Street re-design that the RBA Group presented at the Oct. 8 City Council meeting requires that all of the angled parking north of 8th Street be converted to bac...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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...
Assemblyman Garcia, don’t use first class mail
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I recently received a letter from Assemblyman Garcia that was addressed to all local businesses. While I appreciate that Assemblyman Garcia made the effort to send out a letter, I was ...
We can do better for the homeless
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Is there any process by which we can encourage Hoboken-based businesses to hire Hoboken employees? Would it be legal to offer a $50 stipend per resident-employee per year? If not, coul...
HoLa is not ‘under attack’
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing in response to recent letters regarding “attacks” or “shutting down Hola”. No one is trying to “shut down Hola”! In fact, the Hoboken Public School District has lived toge...
Step up Mayor Zimmer
Dec 14, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I call on our mayor to finally do the right thing and stand up for our city, Hoboken voters and all the people who ran in the recent Board of Education election! I believe illegal acti...
The rail yard plan is flawed, and needs more time and attention
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city is moving forward on a Redevelopment Plan for the Hoboken Rail Yards. The Rail Yards Task Force has been involved in the process since 2008 through the 2012 plan by the city. ...
The negative effects of rolling reassessments
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I learned at the Wednesday Nov. 12 meeting that there is a state law that forbids reassessing individual properties upon sale. Laws usually come into being at the request of some const...
Please stop the invasion of the parking meters
Dec 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Is the city really going to install hundreds of those ugly, black parking-meter boxes up and down all of our residential streets? Tearing up the sidewalks and probably uprooting some t...