Stack weighs in on fare hike
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to express my opposition to NJ Transit’s proposed 9 percent fare increases and potential service adjustments. As a Mayor and Senator in Hudson County, I am well aware of t...
Save the monarch butterflies of Hudson County
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently I wrote to a powerful Hudson County politician with what I conceived as a rather esoteric request: throw a life-line to a threatened species of butterfly called the Monarch by...
Thank you kind man
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week I had a nice conversation with a gentleman in the Hoboken Path Station about how my sister, who just passed away, used to send money to St. Jude’s charity hospital for children. I told hi...
Fatal fire in Bayonne and the need for updated fire sprinkler laws
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 11, a devastating four-alarm fire tore through a multi-family home on East 21st Street in Bayonne, claiming the lives of an elderly and dis...
Heroin overdoses surge according to CDC and Rx abuse to blame
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Heroin overdoses are on the rise across the country, and New Jersey is not immune. According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use ha...
No hope
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Ron Lowe (Letters, June 28) wants to convince us that we'll be better off electing a Democrat, rather than a Republican, for president in 2016. Really? Well, according to Ralph Nader a...
A time of choice for Americans
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Bill Clinton said it: "It's the economy, stupid." Hillary Clinton is going to say it: 'It's the economy, stupid.' President Obama and Democrats have spent six years repairing a devasta...
Toward a more caring, peaceful, less violent society
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the wake of yet another horrific mass killing in America, I say enough is enough. Our first order of business should be a national dialogue, of small gatherings and large, to brains...
The time to act is now
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I’m writing to thank House Representative Sires’ Chief of Staff Gene Martorony for warmly receiving me in Washington for a very productive and lively discussion on Carbon fee and divid...
Ban antibiotics in animal agriculture
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently, President Obama directed federal agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry in government cafeterias. The FDA will require animal producers to obtain authorization fr...