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160 Years of Italian Unification

Dear Editor: On February 15, the United States pays tribute to George Washington, the first President of the United States and the commanding general of the Continental armies that secured independence from England. February is...

The Piper Must Be Paid

Dear Editor: I just knew that those opposing the much-needed $1.9 trillion Pandemic Relief Aid proposal would cite as their reason for doing so the belief (that I don't recall ever hearing from them in...

Why Leave Federal Transit Administration Discretionary Dollars On The Table?

Dear Editor: On January 19, 2021, the Federal Transit Administration published Federal Notice of Available Funding for Federal Fiscal Year 2021. FY 2018. Under Table 14 Prior Year Unobligated Section 5307 Passenger Ferry Grant Program,...

The importance of standing up for Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

Dear Editor: "If war can be started by lies, then peace can be started by truth" -- Julian Assange. I am reaching out to the community to put focus on the importance of Julian Assange's release....

Keep the Flame of Remembrance Burning Brightly

Dear Editor: On Jan. 27, 1945, the Soviet army entered Auschwitz. During its abominable existence, an estimated 1.3 million people were sent to Auschwitz; 1.1 million perished there. The death toll includes 960 thousand Jews;...

We Should Turn “TO” and not Turn “ON” Our Fellow Americans

Dear Editor: When I was a college student, the most impressive thing that I ever learned took place in a philosophy course. The professor told us that a philosopher by the name of Pierre Teilhard...

Heal a divided country? Not this way!

Dear Editor: I want to thank Yvonne Balcer for her January 8 letter, "Why Were Our Leaders Silent When Antifa Was Rioting?" Good question! And now our "Leaders" are in full cry against Trump, accusing him...

Why were our leaders silent when Antifa was rioting?

Dear Editor: I am absolutely appalled by the comments of Rep. Sires and especially Rep. Bill Pascrell saying “the fascist genie has been let out of the bottle.” Citizens went to Washington, DC because they...

Let’s Make Dr. King’s Dream A Reality

Dear Editor: The nation recognizes and pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the third Monday in January (January 18, 2020). Dr. King was a true advocate of peace, brotherhood, and equal rights...

Following Our Stars

Dear Editor: January 6 is Epiphany; it is sometimes known as "Three Kings' Day." Epiphany celebrates the day that three Magi from the East visited the infant Jesus. It also marks the end of the...
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