On education, media, and the future of democracy
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There’s a little known thinking crisis going on in our country. Sometimes called the “dumbing down of America,” it began roughly in the 1980s, and, not surprisingly, coincided with a l...
Fight the Donald, locally
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many wonder how they can voice their anger at Donald Trump, his policies, and make lasting positive change. While voters in other states only have the opportunity to express their ange...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra’s birthday
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the December 11 edition my annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra's birthday December 12th continues. His legions of fans include Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, big band s...
A little less soul in Hoboken
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As the world continues on its ever-changing trajectory, we are forced to adapt to some painful, unavoidable events. Sada Fretz, an ardent Hoboken citizen since 1974, passed away on Fri...
Why does a public street get shut down for a private school
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Why is it that 7th Street between Madison and Monroe, a public street, gets shut down during the day for a private school? Especially when the school has a blacktopped area behind thei...
Women’s march organizers say thanks
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Four buses rolled out of Hoboken at 5:00 in the morning on Saturday the 21st headed for the Women’s March of Washington. What a day it was for all 210 of us! Such a large representatio...
Hoboken’s new parking scheme that allows non-residents to park
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Hoboken’s new parking scheme that allows non-residents to park for up to four hours in places once reserved only for residents is the next step in making Hoboken unlivable for those of...
Too many Americans face losing access to health care
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Far too many Americans with disabilities are facing a future with the prospect of losing access to health care. Access to comprehensive, affordable health care coverage can make or bre...
Hoboken’s role in World War I
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This New Year of 2017 will also be Hoboken’s anniversary of the start of World War I in 1917, the war to end all wars. Hoboken is recognized by historians as one of the most important ...