The Meaning of Mother’s Day
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As May 14 th fast approaches my thoughts have drifted to the meaning and origin of this American Holiday. Mothers are honored and celebrated throughout the world and that is a good thi...
Queen Bumblebee at Washington Park
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Fellow neighborhood residents marveled at the beautiful annuals planted in Washington Park on April 20th. Nearly a dozen women praised the park crew for this work which was done under ...
The proposed elimination of federal funding for the arts, museums, and libraries
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Where do I start?! I’ve already marched on January 21 in New York for women, and I’ll be in DC on April 29 to bring attention to climate change, as the Trump Administration seeks to ne...
Gov. Christie, please care for those who care for our Wounded Warriors
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Governor Christie has an opportunity to honor the struggles many of our veterans and their families face when they come home. The Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act (S750), is awaiti...
Trump blamed for Obama USDA actions
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In response to Elmer Leighton’s letter of 3/4/17, “Time to hurt animals,” I wish your research had gone further than automatically blaming President Trump for the removal of the Animal...
The other side of Alexander Hamilton
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an article “Hamilton on the Hudson” (Weehawken, where Burr killed Hamilton) you quote Jim Furman, one of the visitors to the site: “Hamilton is the father of modern banking. He’s le...
On education, media, and the future of democracy
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There’s a little known thinking crisis going on in our country. Sometimes called the “dumbing down of America,” it began roughly in the1980s, and, not surprisingly, coincided with a lo...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...
Time to hurt animals
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before Donald Trump got around to hurting animals - already the most oppr...
Fight the Donald, locally
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many wonder how they can voice their anger at Donald Trump, his policies, and make lasting positive change. While voters in other states only have the opportunity to express their ange...