The longest day of the year
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear editor: One is always glad to see the longest day of the year (solstice) arrive at last; but a little sad, too, realizing that every day thereafter will get a little shorter, right down to the...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As dean of the newly established University of Hope (partly fictional, and partly real: at least as a concept), I’d like to award Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate in philosophy.  For h...
50 years since the Summer of Love
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love.” From an historical perspective, the “Summer of Love” wasn’t very “lovely.” Global civil unrest, racial tensions in the U...
Just a piece of cloth but born on June 14, 1777
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Believed originated by a school teacher B.J. Cigrand in 1885 as Flag Day birthday, President Harry Truman signed congressional Act in 1949 stating with Betsy Ross Version of 13-5 point...
With the expiration of the water contract, the city must take back the control of this asset.
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We do not need a third party running our water system. The system was privatized under former Mayor Schundler so he would have cash cow for his budget. Succeeding mayors used this as a...
Queen of Peace Catholic School / School Project
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham. My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the county in a state we chose to learn ...
More powerful than heroin
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin have a new risk. Drug dealers across the United States have begun to mix drugs with an extremely powerful and dangerous drug known...
Next city, Bayonne, does not need a satellite ER
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing this letter with deep concern about what is taking place in my community. I have lived in the Greenville community for numerous years, and we are considered the forgotten ...
Building a border wall along the southern border would hurt the image of the United States
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The proposed border wall would be viewed as a symbol of hate and discrimination throughout the world. Supporters of the border wall cite the potential migration of criminals, drug traf...
The Meaning of Mother’s Day
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As May 14 th fast approaches my thoughts have drifted to the meaning and origin of this American Holiday. Mothers are honored and celebrated throughout the world and that is a good thi...