Councilman Chico makes a difference
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Ward B Councilman Khemraji Chico Ramchal, I have to say the Westside is definitely moving forward in the right direction. There is not a day that goes by that C...
Dangers facing college freshmen
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mid August marks the time of year when high school graduates prepare to enter their freshman year of college, with many leaving home for the first time. With all the responsibilities a...
Ashamed
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor : The following is a letter to Representative Sires: Dear Representative Sires: The Congress went on vacation for five weeks starting Friday, August 1. The number of very serious proble...
Veteran cemetery warning
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and any dependent...
Respect caregivers, and those they care for
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a college student, the concept of caregiving hasn’t even been a blip on my radar. When I began my internship at AARP I learned about the extreme challenges caregivers faced. I also ...
Five minutes to address the City Council is not enough time
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to express opposition to a recent Jersey City Municipal Council effort introducing an ordinance that would place a time limit on speakers who comment during the second rea...
Fix these passages
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Although the overhaul of the 14th Street Viaduct has been a necessary evil for anyone traveling from Union City/Jersey Heights to Hoboken, statements made by our elected officials are ...
Are the views of the public really less important?
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In a closed meeting on January 14th of this year, the Jersey City Board of Education ended its policy of broadcasting the public comments portion of its monthly meetings. Several conce...
Time is money
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Public speaking has been harmed by the city council which plans on reducing speaking to five minutes on all new ordinances; the final hearing for this is August 20th. The city’s ordina...
One million people out of the lines
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It was about a year ago that the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) began mailing its first batch of Skip the Trip notices to our customers, affording a majority of New Jersey citizens the...