Visioning study
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The same high standards the City is using to redesign Washington Street are missing from the Sinatra Drive study. In fact, the Sinatra Drive study can only loosely be called a “visioni...
Education for all children
Oct 05, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Should have, would have, could have – but didn’t. The best intentions are worthless without action. On November 4 an important election will take place and I am writing to alert your r...
Poor kids CAN learn
Sep 28, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Ruth Tyroler stated that impoverished children do not test as well as more well-off children and that statement is so disheartening to hear from someone in a leadership role within our...
‘As if our tax money grew on trees’
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Every poker player knows not to throw good money after bad, not to call a big raise and then draw to an inside straight, and every cook knows that you can't save a bad soup by adding m...
Sick days protect workers, and their co-workers
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It started with a 102.4 fever, aches all-over, coughs, congestion... misery for two weeks (and counting!). Sometimes I cough so hard it feels like my chest is going to crack. Other tim...
Three candidates working towards a common goal
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing as a Hoboken parent regarding the upcoming Board of Education election on November 4th. As a parent of two children attending the Hoboken Public schools, I often attend th...
Focus on caregiving is warranted given how big its impact is
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When I first began my internship at AARP, I had absolutely no idea how big of an issue caregiving is. Now I know that caregivers provide around $13 billion a year in unpaid services in...
Helping to clear the path
Sep 14, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With the recent record-setting rain events throughout the northeast, I was reminded of the problems Hoboken has experienced with flooding over the years. The same week parts of New Jer...
Classrooms not courtrooms
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am disheartened by the direction the Kids First Board of Education is taking our schools. The focus is on courtrooms when the emphasis should be on classrooms. Over the summer the Bo...
Healthier foods in our schools
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With the new school year, parents' attention is turning to school lunches. Traditionally, USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy...