Reject Trump’s fear-mongering and scapegoating
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am proud to live in my diverse city and even prouder of those from other countries who want to become lawful U.S.A. citizens, who have endured the lengthy vetting process. I am proud...
Tenants' rights
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Union City has a large number of renters and many cannot afford to buy a house or condo on their income even with two people working. Living and staying in their apartment without payi...
Hudson County driving
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: After living in Union City for the past 10 years and crossing the Heights through Union City and North Bergen twice a day to commute to my job in Bergen County, I have learned the rule...
Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 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 | 280 280 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 | 210 210 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 | 207 207 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 | 208 208 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 | 264 264 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 | 209 209 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...