Volunteer tax return preparers needed in Essex and Hudson counties
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tax-Aide is a nationwide program of the IRS and AARP, which provides tax return preparation services, particularly for low income taxpayers and the elderly. In Essex and Hudson Countie...
Hudson County driving
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: After living in Union City for the past 10 years and crossing the Heights through Union City and North Bergen twice a day to commute to my job in Bergen County, I have learned the rule...
‘Zackhary’s Law’ sponsored by Assemblywoman Chaparro
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In late June, Zackhary Simmons, a 21-year-old young man from Ramsey with his whole life ahead of him, was fatally struck by a driver who fled the scene near 6th Street and Willow Avenu...
Don’t suppress the vote
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I sometimes visualize assemblymen and senators serving in many state legislatures (16 at last count) gathering in their statehouses and in back rooms for the purpose of devising effect...
Back to school food
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies, and school food. That's right - school food! In past years, ou...
Back to school food
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies, and school food. That's right - school food! In past years, ou...
Vote no in November to expand casino gambling to North Jersey
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Trenton has a track record of making promises it fails to keep. The latest plan to expand casino gaming into North New Jersey is another bad bet that will favor special interests and h...
Addressing the needs of people with disabilities
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As the signing of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th Anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental achievement and the paths it has opened up,...
Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...
We love 'em to death
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Today's ten highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including: "Finding Dory," "The Jungle Book," "Zootopia," "The Secret Life of Pets," and "Kung Fu Panda." Nearly hal...