Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
Freedom of the press in France and the U.S.
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press. Meat industry fanatics in...
A note about Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have known Mayor Turner for over 30 years now and while I admit that we have often been on different sides of issues regarding the town, I must add that we have always maintained a m...
Affordable health coverage in Hudson County – time is running out
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: What’s in your wallet that you value most? A health insurance card, along with the security and peace of mind that quality, affordable coverage brings with it, should be near the top o...
Why is Sires jumping fences?
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 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...
For caregivers, the work never stops
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many of us are just getting back to the office. But for caregivers, the work never stopped. Indeed, caring for loved ones is a 24/7 gig with no paid time off. That’s one reason why AAR...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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...
Garcia applauds Port Authority for dropping service cuts
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 ...