Slippery ramp may lead to lawsuits
Feb 01, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On December 23, while walking on the corner of Eleventh Street and Park Avenue, I slipped and fell. The weather was warm and the ground was still wet from an earlier rain. I was walkin...
Honored to be reappointed
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Neighbors: I am honored to let you know that I’ve been reappointed to a second term on the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment, a seat I've held since 2011. On the ZBA we hear development appli...
Heartfelt gratitude to John McKnight of Failla Funeral Home!
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I had to take this opportunity to extend Heartfelt Gratitude to John McKnight, proprietor, and his wonderful staff of Failla Memorial Home. As many of you know that when a loving famil...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 6
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: While navigating the quilt work of road patch repairs and emerging potholes on Washington Street, I counted the excessive number of ineffective street lamps on Washington Street. On so...
Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
For caregivers, the work never stops
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many of us are just getting back to the office after time off for the holidays. But for caregivers, the work never stopped. Indeed, caring for loved ones is a 24/7 gig with no paid tim...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed an...
Are only rich white people competent to serve on the zoning board?
Jan 18, 2015 | 87 87 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I forgive you for calling me “Mike Ellis” in your excellent coverage of last week’s City Council meeting where zoning board appointments became an issue. But I guess all of us white gu...
Keep dogs (and their surprises) out of kids’ sandboxes
Jan 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was out for a walk on a recent Sunday morning with my toddler on Pier C in Hoboken. It was a quiet morning after a rainy night and few people were out. As we approached my child’s fa...
Garcia applauds Port Authority for dropping service cuts
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 ...