Garcia applauds Port Authority for dropping service cuts
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Democracy is indeed alive and well. Here’s the proof. When a plan to cut overnight PATH train service was unveiled in the midst of the holidays there was a collective chorus of voices ...
Hoboken Brand X?
Jan 18, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It looks like we’re about to create a brand identity for Hoboken with monies from an $880,000 NJ Economic Development Fund grant (our tax dollars at work.) Marketing consultants will o...
Freedom of the press in France and the U.S.
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press. Meat industry fanatics in...
Stack opposes PATH service cuts
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to express my full support for keeping the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) service running on a 24-hour schedule-7 days a week. The recent proposal by a special bi-state pan...
Tax assessments deserve protest and revolt
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 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 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 32 32 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 | 30 30 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 | 35 35 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...