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 ...
Hoboken Brand X?
Jan 18, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 43 43 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 | 29 29 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 | 35 35 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 | 34 34 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 | 30 30 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...