How to reclaim our Democracy
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There’s a strong connection between the health of a democracy and the social cohesiveness of its community life. That’s why tyrants of all kinds, from time immemorial, don’t want their...
Regarding Al Sullivan’s column
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Come on, Al. There is nothing "alleged" about the Clinton DNA on Monica's crinkly blue dress that has been subtly immortalized in Nelson Shank's portrait of Slick Willy hanging in the ...
Let all voters participate
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I’ve been a voter for 37 years and am one of the 2.6 million New Jersey voters who have chosen not to affiliate with a political party. We make up 48 percent of the NJ electorate, sign...
Remembering Francis Albert Sinatra
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: May 14, 2016 will mark 18 years since the death of world renowned singer/actor Frank Sinatra in 1998. Hoboken, NJ's native son left an indelible legacy of classy showmanship in his ill...
Fracking response
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In a May 1 letter to the North Bergen Reporter, Paula Rogovin, a representative of Break Free announced plans to bus demonstrators to Albany to protest against the use of "train bombs"...
Cutting taxes on retirement income can help so many struggling NJ retirees
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Secure retirement is out of reach for many New Jersey residents and income taxes on retirement benefits makes this problem worse. We should not be penalizing people for planning for a ...
Soldiers, not warriors
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: About the article in April 10 Reporter about local towns paying tribute (belatedly) to Vietnam veterans. As a veteran myself (of an earlier war, just as stupid and futile and unnecessa...
A fracking letter to the editor
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On May 14, lots of area residents will board buses in Teaneck and Wayne, NJ to attend a historic global climate action – BreakFree Albany, 2016! In the Northeast, we’ll descend on Alba...
Glad you are here
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thank you to the Weehawken Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The EMT's/paramedics arrived quickly, and were very polite and efficient. We support this organization every year with a donation....
Thinking outside the box
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: One ignored source of revenue for the Port Authority is to sell naming rights for airports, train stations, bridges, tunnels, etc. sports teams see the great opportunity for the naming...