Safety first
Jun 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We live across the street from the water park at 3rd and Madison. There is a lot of traffic both pedestrian and vehicular. A 25 mile/hour speed limit is a bit much for the amount of ch...
Caught red handed
Jun 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was extremely disappointed that my councilman, Tim Occhipinti, voted against the plan put forth to advance a southwest park for our neighborhood. However, after his numerous deflecti...
‘The thieves are having a field day!’
Jun 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am an avid bicyclist and riding around Hoboken, I've seen some bicycle vandalism, namely, the stealing of wheels that can be inexpensively prevented. With our increased bicycle usage...
Housing Authority in Excellent Financial Health & achieving its goals!
Jun 24, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is with great pleasure that I, once again, report on the financial status of the Hoboken Housing Authority. Our executive director, Carmelo Garcia, has worked tirelessly to lead our...
Zimmer draws a false equivalency
Jun 17, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In her open letter of June 10th defending the use of eminent domain as a negotiating tool in the acquisition of Southwest Park, Mayor Zimmer draws a false equivalency between negotiati...
As HHS Celebrates its 50th Anniversary, We Celebrate Our 2nd
Jun 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: While the school year comes to a close and kids look forward to summer fun, many parents reflect on the past year and review their options for next September. This appraisal can be qui...
Taxing what hurts us
Jun 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: New York City Mayor Bloomberg's decision to ban supersized sugary sodas has resurrected the age-old debate over the role of the state in protecting the public health. In recent years, ...
A right to peace and quiet
Jun 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s bad enough that no mayor or council member has really cared about the noise and rowdiness that goes on when the bars close at night here in Hoboken, especially in the 1st Ward. By...
Support the Affordable Care Act
Jun 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When my two year old son Gabriel was diagnosed with asthma, I found myself considering what so many American parents are often forced to face: the possibility that I would not be able ...
Open letter from Mayor Zimmer regarding Southwest Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Hoboken residents: Thank you to everyone who voiced their support for more parks in Hoboken through emails, phone calls, and speaking at Wednesday’s Council meeting. A special thank you to tho...