Hoboken Class of 1965
Nov 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Yes, we were all there when Hostess, Lipton Tea and Tootsie Roll were churning out their products, and the smell of Maxwell House coffee told us of imminent rain. The jitney, 63 and 21...
Can you help us understand the thinking behind these programs?
Nov 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Hoboken Decision Makers: I have two questions/concerns about recent transportation related issues. First, about the bike share concept, parking stinks in urban environments, biking is a conven...
Place your trust in me
Nov 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am Annette Chaparro, and I am asking the voters of the 33rd District to elect me as their representative in the General Assembly on Nov. 3. There are many important issues facing our...
Council president threw me out of meeting to censor the truth
Nov 01, 2015 | 26 26 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Friends: A funny thing happened at the October 21, 2015 City Council meeting. I was physically ejected by the Hoboken Police on orders from City Council President, Ravi Bhalla! What had I done...
Hurricane
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The thing about a hurricane, about a flood, the thing about the filth, the mountains of sodden possessions growing on sidewalks, in the streets –and it’s still raining! - is it tells u...
Why I am stepping forward to run for 4th Ward Council
Nov 01, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Hoboken Neighbors: When I was growing up here in Hoboken, our city was a very different place. But in the ways that really matter, it hasn’t changed that much – families raising their children...
Mayor Zimmer needs all the tools in her toolbox
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When Mayor Zimmer first took office in 2009, she inherited a political mess. Our city was plagued by rampant corruption, budget shortfalls, and unbridled development. In just a few sho...
Mayor Zimmer endorses City Council and school board candidates
Nov 01, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Tuesday, we have another critically important Hoboken election for City Council and school board. In previous weeks, I have written to express my support for Mike Defusco in the 1st...
We can’t ask for anyone better than Cunningham
Nov 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Peter Cunningham is my local councilman. My neighbors and I couldn’t ask for a better representative. Always responsive, Peter listens to our neighborhood concerns, keeps us informed o...
Eduardo Gonzalez for the 5th Ward
Nov 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We are nearing the end of the campaign season and I have been honored to meet and speak to hundreds of neighbors and residents of the 5th ward. Everyone that I have encountered has a l...