Stack encourages use of local health care facilities
May 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recent reports estimate that the number of residents who are lacking health coverage in our nation has grown to 50 million. Of course, this increase is tied to the economic slump we ar...
Healthy diet means a healthy world
May 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The World Health Organization has just ratcheted up the threat alert for the swine flu epidemic to Phase 4 (out of 6). Along with the avian flu of a decade ago, the Hong Kong flu of 19...
Stop higher education cuts
May 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: What are New Jersey’s plans for the future of its citizens? Unemployment is more than eight per cent and yet Governor Corzine and our elected officials have chosen to inflict more dras...
Searching for my Kirkup and Marquis Families
May 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I would be very pleased to hear from anyone who is a descendant or has knowledge of the Kirkup or Marquis families. Robert Stephen Kirkup (England) married Eliza Amelia Kirkup (from Gu...
Illions and illions…
Apr 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A trillion dollars, a quadrillion, a quintillion – what’s next? Sums most of us never even thought of before. I think our friends in Washington are leading us in a merry cotillion. Eve...
A just reward
Apr 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Back over a year ago the mayors of New Jersey’s two largest cities namely Mayor Healy of Jersey City and Mayor Booker of Newark endorsed Barack Obama for President while the Democratic...
State must act now to mandate retrofitting residential high rises with fire sprinklers
Apr 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Cliffside Park high rise apartment fire on February 27 which caused more than 40 residents to be evacuated, is exactly why the NJ Department of Community Affairs must approve regul...
Caught up in whirlwind of progress
Apr 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It has become increasingly apparent that we have begun to no longer seek to scrutinize and evaluate news but, instead, insist in immediate and abbreviated accounts of world and local e...
Natasha Richardson and the slopes
Mar 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The recent death of actress Natasha Richardson underscores the need for skiers to take safety precautions while on the slopes. Ms. Richardson died as a result of a brain injury which m...
Governor Jon Corzine kept his promise
Mar 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In these most difficult times with tough choices to make, when push came to shove, Gov. Jon Corzine kept his promise to more than 160,000 of New Jersey’s most vulnerable citizens and d...