Seeking descendants
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
Massive assault on our public health
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: U.S., state, and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola, which has killed just one person here. Where is the com...
Governor Christie, please sign the CARE Act
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time that we lock down the revolving door of hospital readmissions in New Jersey. Kaiser Health News reported this month that an unprecedented number of hospitals will face fines ...
Helping to prevent tragedies
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Newark community was rattled once again by a fatal fire on Saturday, October 11. The fire, which occurred on Oakland Terrace, was responsible for the deaths of a mother and grandmo...
Who will become next?
Nov 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an affront to all Americans and in defiance of the intent of our Constitution’s 18th and 19th amendment addressing voters’ rights, “voter suppression” continues and intensifies in a...
Plea for action on Alzheimer's funding
Nov 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Currently more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including approximately 170,000 here in New Jersey. Those numbers will skyrocket by mid-century as the baby...
Number duplication, ebola and geopolitical life/death decisions
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have always found the subject of number duplication to be fascinating. If you were to take $1 double it and each successive day each dollar doubled itself you would in thirty short d...
Ground rules for safe “Trick or Treating”
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Experts at the NJ Poison Center urge parents and caregivers to be alert and take precautions to avoid dangerous mishaps while celebrating Halloween this year. Be sure to keep Trick-or-...
Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Over half a million New Jerseyans are affected by Alzheimer’s disease – including individuals in the Bergen, Morris and Passaic County areas, who are either diagnosed with the disease ...
In memory of Chief Agostini
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The fire service has the great grace to be one of society’s truly altruistic professions. The fire service exists to help, save, protect and keep safe the lives and property of the com...