Time to explore solutions as a community
Apr 26, 2015 | 7 7 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last week, the Hoboken Board of Education voted to seek an appellate review of the Commissioner of Education’s recent decision regarding the expansion of a charter school. The reason i...
Supporting equality in the Hoboken public schools
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We are writing in support of the recent vote by the Hoboken Board of Education to appeal the decision by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) allowing the expansion of the Ho...
Rather than reducing dual language education in Hoboken, expand it
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There has been a great deal of discussion in our community about the Hoboken Board of Education's attempts to halt the Department of Education approved expansion of HoLa through 8th gr...
Our friend Dolores Reider, RIP
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As we finally feel the warmth of spring, it is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the recent passing of our neighbor and dear friend Dolores Reider. This is a tremendous ...
Protect our children
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As some of your readers may know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. While highlighting this important issue once a year is a good thing, it is not effective unless its message is ...
Ya all come – ya hear?
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Yes, they heard and they came, over 200 friends and family, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Vinnie Wassman, a true Hobokenite indeed—brought up on First and Monroe St., St. Joseph’s,...
How to mend our social and political silences, in Hoboken and the rest of America
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As an educator and host of a weekly TV show on education, the arts, and social change, I have become increasingly concerned with the muffled silences in public spaces—like cafes, for e...
Fallen through the memory cracks
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I recently realized that I have lived more than 25,000 days and nights, yet I can not recall a single one. Not even the one freshest in memory, yesterday. Well, I do remember a lot of ...
Why would school board put these kids’ education in jeopardy?
Apr 19, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This week twenty-one 6th graders in our community learned that their plan to attend HoLa Charter School for the 7th grade – less than five months away – is being actively thwarted by t...
Let’s work together to bring our community together
Apr 19, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On April 14, Hoboken BoE voted to continue to continue to fight the state approval of HoLa and to spend money to continue the lawsuit. In fact this was approved by board members spendi...