Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 ...
Drug Education/Rehabilitation
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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...
50 years since the Summer of Love
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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...
Re: John Bredin
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: John Bredin's jocular attempt to explain the Trump enigma (Reporter, June 4). There are two theories: that, along with Hillary, he was chosen by the self-Chosen (our unelected rulers, ...
The State Budget
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The battle took many twists and turns this year, but we would be remiss not to acknowledge the final funding bill and the members of the Legislature who fought tirelessly on behalf of ...
Refugees need our love and support
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 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...
Just a piece of cloth but born on June 14, 1777
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 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...
Queen of Peace Catholic School / School Project
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 ...
The power of community
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have learned much during this past month, but one truth stands out:  our community is special. When the announcement of the Save Marist NJ Campaign was released just a little over a ...