Five minutes to address the City Council is not enough time
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to express opposition to a recent Jersey City Municipal Council effort introducing an ordinance that would place a time limit on speakers who comment during the second rea...
Fix these passages
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Although the overhaul of the 14th Street Viaduct has been a necessary evil for anyone traveling from Union City/Jersey Heights to Hoboken, statements made by our elected officials are ...
Are the views of the public really less important?
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In a closed meeting on January 14th of this year, the Jersey City Board of Education ended its policy of broadcasting the public comments portion of its monthly meetings. Several conce...
Time is money
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Public speaking has been harmed by the city council which plans on reducing speaking to five minutes on all new ordinances; the final hearing for this is August 20th. The city’s ordina...
One million people out of the lines
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It was about a year ago that the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) began mailing its first batch of Skip the Trip notices to our customers, affording a majority of New Jersey citizens the...
The power to stop
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last weekend the drinking water of 400,000 Toledo residents was fouled by animal waste. With unfettered growth of animal agriculture and ineffective discharge regulations, it will happ...
Five-minute public speaking limit
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Over the years I’ve attended hundreds of city council meetings and many times it’s quite apparent that many council members, both now and in the past, don’t have an understanding of th...
Give peace a chance
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tuesday, Aug. 5 is again Universal Peace Day. It is the 69th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, a day that forever changed our world. The Universal Peace Initiative asks for the ...
The volunteers, the movie palace, and a slap in the face
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Volunteering is quite a remarkable thing. One gives up one’s own personal time for it, without pay, and often one is never thanked for the effort involved. The driving force of volunte...
Exploited
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The massive movement of unaccompanied children from Central America across our southern border has the potential for massive exploitation and trafficking of those children. All these u...