Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...
Candidates need to take a stand on Social Security
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Both presidential candidates will take the stage in the next two weeks to try to sell us on the idea they can lead our nation. One way to demonstrate they have what it takes to be pres...
‘The Flight of the Butterflies’
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I thank Mayor Stack and Union City's Board of Commissioners for using our local park, Ellsworth on New York Avenue and Palisade, to show free entertaining outdoor films for our residen...
Questions about road repair shutdown in NJ
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear NJ Assembly and Senate: I recently received a property tax hike for my home in NJ. Taking the economy we live in today, plus the fact that my wife and I live on a fixed income, I was immediate...
Saving the Monarch
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This is a response to letters by J. Hernandez and R. Anthony Squire regarding the idea of planting pollinator gardens around Union City. Back in early summer, I exchanged email with ou...
Help from Hudson County
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A charity in England is hoping to trace any descendants of a New Jersey man whose memory lives on by helping families in their time of need. The EC Roberts Centre in Portsmouth, Hampsh...
Props to Joanne Hernandez
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Props this week go to Joanne Hernandez, General Manager, Doric Apartments Corp. for responding to my personal appeal to plant flowers beneficial to pollinating insects like bees and to...
Please follow and enforce dog-do laws
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Although Boulevard East has the potential to be a beautiful walkway, it has become, in several areas a litter box where dog owners walk their dogs and allow them to defecate and urinat...
Chaparro comments on PATH service closures
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When I first heard about the upcoming weekend PATH closures on the 33rd Street line, like many of you, I was disappointed. As was noted on the Reporter ’s website on June 9, PATH servi...
Thank you all for terrific effort!
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A collaborative spirit is flourishing in Union City with 3 members of Union City's DPW digging in, and well, pitching in too. Alicia Morejon giving hands on supervision, Edwin digging ...