On education, media, and the future of democracy
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There’s a little known thinking crisis going on in our country. Sometimes called the “dumbing down of America,” it began roughly in the1980s, and, not surprisingly, coincided with a lo...
NAACP questions county’s contract with ICE
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People- Hoboken Branch (NAACP) is questioning the validity of Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise’s decision to renew the County’...
Hudson County and Sanctuary Cities
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to express my support of the mayors in Hudson County who have declared their cities sanctuary cities. It is my hope that they resist the pressure to cave in the face of po...
Time to hurt animals
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before Donald Trump got around to hurting animals - already the most oppr...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...
Too many Americans face losing access to health care
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Far too many Americans with disabilities are facing a future with the prospect of losing access to health care. Access to comprehensive, affordable health care coverage can make or bre...
The U.S.A. is not a fascist country
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Before and after President Trump became our president, in some segments of the country I saw media images of some protesters with signs likening President Trump to Hitler or that our n...
Fight the Donald, locally
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many wonder how they can voice their anger at Donald Trump, his policies, and make lasting positive change. While voters in other states only have the opportunity to express their ange...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Doctor Michael Conti Way
Feb 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It was some 43 years ago that we actively worked on a petition drive in Jersey City to name P.S. Number 5 and a portion of Fourth Street in honor of Doctor Michael Conti. Our committee...