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Thoughts for Autumn 2020

Now that the autumn is here, this is a good time to think about important things to do before the really cold weather comes...

ALL NJ RESIDENTS SHOULD BE CONCERNED & TAKE ACTION

Dear Editor: In 2001, North Bergen Mayor/State Senator/Assistant Superintendent of Schools Nicholas Sacco moved a 16-17 trailer school into Braddock Park, illegally replacing (diverting), a...

Suppression by Mail

Dear Editor: “It’s not the people who vote that count. It’s the people who count the votes.” is a quote attributed to Joseph Stalin. The...

Praise and honor to St. Augustine’s School

On a busy corner of New York Avenue, sits St. Augustine’s School, a mainstay in this diverse community of Union City, New Jersey.  The...

The Coming Decade

Census 2020 will determine many things about New Jersey for the coming decade.  The statistics generated in Census 2020 will be used to make...

Let’s Not Stay Behind the State Average

As of last week, only 59 percent of Bayonne residents had gotten themselves counted in Census 2020 either online, by telephone, or with paper...

Severe storms underscore urgency to rein in climate change

Dear Editor: The 2020 hurricane season is shaping up to be one for the record books, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting as...

Oh, boy! A new holy…(oops!) holiday

Dear Editor: On Sept. 10, Gov. Murphy decreed Juneteenth a holiday in NJ. On June 19, 1865, slaves in Galveston, Texas, were notified that they...

Happy Birthday, Groucho

Dear Editor: October 2 is the 130th birthday of Julius Henry Marx, affectionately known to all of us as "Groucho." Without doubt, Groucho Marx is...

Back to School—Differently

Normally, at this time of year, we do a back-to-school column with thoughts about the start of the academic calendar.  Since the Coronavirus is...
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