Columbus symbolized inspiration, imagination, and intensity
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The second Monday in October is set aside to honor Christopher Columbus. It is now well known that Columbus was not the first European to sail to the “New World.” The Vikings landed in...
Rebecca Symes is an extraordinary leader
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: The first time I saw Rebecca Symes conduct a Harsimus Cove Association meeting as president, I knew I was seeing someone with extraordinary leadership capabilities. This meant a lot ...
Election period
Oct 01, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This November election is crucial for Ward F Residents! The reason why is because Ward F has been in a state of emergency for years and the last time its residents (particularly Blacks...
Re-zoning of R1
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: After attending several useless hearing for application for continued variances detrimental to our settled neighborhood (non-landmarked part of Hamilton Park), I have accused the commi...
Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Throughout the nation, the move to legalize cannabis for medical reasons and recreational purposes is gaining momentum. More than a dozen States have already taken action to allow the ...
There is a sentence in our tax bills that states
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: “Taxes that are due in 2017 and remain unpaid on November 14, 2017 will be subject to Tax Sale on December 18, 2017.” Taxpayers just receive their bills late due to the Board of Educat...
Drug Education/Rehabilitation
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones wh...
Officials should prepare now for spread of gentrification
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The residents of Hudson County are at a crossroads. Gentrification began in Hoboken in the 1980s and is now traveling into other communities, but presently it is most noticeable in Jer...
The Toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor There is more (Al Sullivan -- August 20) concerning the proposed Gateway Tunnel project which needs to be aired. Release of the Federal Rail Road Administration draft Environmental Impa...
In praise of the late John Sabol, educator
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am deeply saddened to read about the passing of one of this city’s finest educators. John Sabol, who prided himself as being an “old fashioned teacher,” completed his mission on Eart...