Tax assessments deserve protest and revolt
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the mid ‘70’s we bought a house in Hoboken for less than 50 thousand dollars. Some neighbors on the block thought we had paid too much. Over the years we paid our property taxes, wh...
City should pay attention to the way it stores road salt
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city has uncovered road salt storage outside. Rain falls on the salt. Salt dissolves in the rain and washes into our sewer system. We have a combined sewer system so water from sto...
Charter schools can drive improvement in public schools
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing again about the relationship between Hoboken’s public school board and Hoboken’s charter schools. In a letter published recently from Hoboken school board member Irene Sob...
PATH service cuts will hurt working class residents and local growth
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A plan being considered by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to possibly eliminate overnight PATH train service is a bad idea that could have a devastating impact on thousa...
Public transit needs improvement
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Senator and Mayor Brian P. Stack’s bill that would require a mental health background check for drivers for Uber and Lyft is a great step in the right direction to protect the segment ...
Opposed to the Washington Street redevelopment plan
Jan 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Over the years I have disagreed with T. Weed on many issues, but on the topic of the possible re-development of Washington Street he hit the nail on the head. Spending money to make mo...
Safety first, development next
Jan 04, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am concerned about the safety in our area by the Shop Rite. I thought it might be of interest to the Hoboken Reporter to post and/or look into this. Recently a tractor-trailer that g...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Seeking descendants
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
Democracy is alive and well in Hoboken
Dec 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 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...