Raised on the river
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thank you so much for writing that wonderful piece on the Hudson River and sharing the story of Catherine Portman-Laux and Burton Laux’s experiences on the river. I picked up The North...
Happy birthday, Ol’ Blue Eyes
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: December 12, 1915: On what would have been his 99th birthday, I want to pay homage to Frank Sinatra, the man who gave us so many years of first class entertainment via radio, TV, perso...
Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
Dec 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
Lead poisoning is preventable
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Childhood lead poisoning is considered one of the most preventable diseases among young children yet thousands of children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels t...
‘Please stop smoking’
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Nowadays on the television we see commercials depicting the horrible after-effects of a lifetime of smoking. Usually they show a man or woman who has a hole in their throat, and must s...
Seeking descendants
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
Massive assault on our public health
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: U.S., state, and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola, which has killed just one person here. Where is the com...
Plea for action on Alzheimer's funding
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Currently more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including approximately 170,000 here in New Jersey. Those numbers will skyrocket by mid-century as the baby...
Who will become next?
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an affront to all Americans and in defiance of the intent of our Constitution’s 18th and 19th amendment addressing voters’ rights, “voter suppression” continues and intensifies in a...
Governor Christie, please sign the CARE Act
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time that we lock down the revolving door of hospital readmissions in New Jersey. Kaiser Health News reported this month that an unprecedented number of hospitals will face fines ...