Stop raising my taxes
Oct 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have been a loyal resident of Jersey City for about 20 years. I have never abandoned this city neither in good nor in bad times. I never complained and have always loved this city wi...
Thank you Local 2262
Oct 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to thank the 70 percent of the Union members of AFSCME local 2262, the blue collar workers of the Jersey City Board of Education. First of all, thank you for g...
Was Velazquez the right choice?
Oct 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The anointed appointment of Radames “Ray” Velazquez, by His Highness, the Honorable Mayor Jeremiah Healy, as we are constantly and continually told, was an historical event in our grea...
JC Free Public Library thanks supporters of Summer Reading Program
Oct 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This year, with fewer funds, we again had a successful Summer Reading Program at the Jersey City Free Public Library. The 2010 summer reading theme was Make a Splash @ Your Library for...
Political corruption still the standard in New Jersey
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Governor Chris Christie is not only trying to make his name a household item at the dinner table, but he’s self proclaiming himself as the financial savior of the New Jersey taxpayer. ...
Honored to read at 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I wanted to publicly express how honored I was to read two of my poems at this year's 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. I believe there is no greater gift an artist can give than honoring those ...
Give ‘Big Brother’ an inch, he’ll take a mile
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: New York is about to pass a law that makes smoking in public parks and beaches illegal. This comes after passing an ordinance last year banning smoking in bars. Since smokers didn't ra...
Social Security necessary for future financial security
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Some politicians in Washington are still discussing cutting the Social Security benefits we've earned to reduce the federal budget deficit. Social Security didn’t cause the deficit, an...
Who is fighting Jersey City’s NJT battles?
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the second week now, I've read letters from local politicians protesting the change to NJT light rail service that would affect Hoboken residents. While I understand and respect th...
A little generosity goes a long way
Oct 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was so moved after reading the story of Ms. Connie Virulet, the subject of “Spar Power” in the Fall 2010 edition of Palisade Magazine. Mother of four beautiful children. Massage Ther...