Why is Sires jumping fences?
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I haven't noticed much news coverage of this, but I wanted everyone to note that our Congressman, Albio Sires, has joined the Republican party in two recent crucial votes of the new Co...
Garcia applauds Port Authority for dropping service cuts
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Democracy is indeed alive and well. Here’s the proof. When a plan to cut overnight PATH train service was unveiled in the midst of the holidays there was a collective chorus of voices ...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Public transit needs improvement
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Senator and Mayor Brian P. Stack’s bill that would require a mental health background check for drivers for Uber and Lyft is a great step in the right direction to protect the segment ...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hands of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed an...
Raised on the river
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 32 32 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 | 32 32 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 | 33 33 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...