Why we must pressure our legislators to abolish the New Jersey absentee vote policy
Feb 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: One of the reasons people praise our democracy is because we have the right to vote in a private booth where no one has to know which way we voted. Absentee voting totally eliminates t...
Ideas to strengthen the public sphere in Hoboken
Feb 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Those of you familiar with my weekly TV show Public Voice Salon, or who have read one of my past letters to this paper, might be aware of my passion for creating community. As an educa...
'Rent' was fantastic! Bravo!
Feb 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of Hoboken High School’s production of Rent! The students presented a powerful, emotional performance that moved everyone in the audience. W...
Officials’ lack of communication left us stranded
Feb 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I truly agree with the letter regarding Sandy preparation. I am a 60 year old woman and once the floods started going down and I was able to get around I too walked Hoboken to obtain i...
Traffic causes middle finger flare-ups
Feb 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The traffic pattern at Monroe and Newark Streets was revised to alleviate some of the congestion during the rush hours. As I am sure this was done with the best of intent it is flawed....
Dedicated to the health of all children
Feb 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On January 20, 2013, the Reporter printed a letter titled, “Cow’s milk – unfit for human consumption”. I question whether the writer has any nutrition credentials. As pediatricians pra...
Zimmer’s big plans mask her day to day failures
Feb 17, 2013 | 55 55 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently, Hank Forrest wrote a letter regarding the ineptitude of Hoboken’s current administration. Mayor Zimmer has big ideas – instead of maintaining our streets and fixing potholes ...
No use for a gun in the hands of the public
Feb 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In response to the recent letter from Lawrence J. Braico, I’d like to make clear I have no use for guns in the hands of the public. I speak as a 29-year resident of Hoboken and Jersey ...
Thanks to Roberts for generosity toward bookstore
Feb 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Brick-and-mortar bookstores around the nation are facing some tough times right now. They simply cannot make enough money to stay open. Symposia Bookstore's model of recycling books in...
Mayor, council failed with Sandy preparation
Feb 10, 2013 | 10 10 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I and many of my neighbors had a much different impression of city hall’s performance related to Hurricane Sandy than your recent letter writer. We were all completely caught off guard...