Sick days protect workers, and their co-workers
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It started with a 102.4 fever, aches all-over, coughs, congestion... misery for two weeks (and counting!). Sometimes I cough so hard it feels like my chest is going to crack. Other tim...
Focus on caregiving is warranted given how big its impact is
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When I first began my internship at AARP, I had absolutely no idea how big of an issue caregiving is. Now I know that caregivers provide around $13 billion a year in unpaid services in...
In memory of Chief Agostini
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The fire service has the great grace to be one of society’s truly altruistic professions. The fire service exists to help, save, protect and keep safe the lives and property of the com...
Disgusted - is there no justice for animals?
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tuesday August 12 a little before 6 p.m. - this will be a day I will never forget, for I lost my beautiful beagle mix to a speeding car, a driver going above the speed limit on my stre...
Healthier foods in our schools
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With the new school year, parents' attention is turning to school lunches. Traditionally, USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy...
Public-private partnership yields strong school bus inspection program
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The start of every school year brings with it a nervous excitement for new learning opportunities, but also concerns for student safety in and out of the classroom. The New Jersey Moto...
Veteran cemetery warning
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
Ashamed
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The following is a letter to Representative Sires: Dear Representative Sires: The Congress went on vacation for five weeks starting Friday, August 1. The number of very serious problem...
Veteran cemetery warning
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
Dangers facing college freshmen
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mid August marks the time of year when high school graduates prepare to enter their freshman year of college, with many leaving home for the first time. With all the responsibilities a...