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In Memoriam – John Lennon (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980)

Dear Editor: Forty years ago, on Dec. 8, 1980, the world bid a sad, fond farewell to John Winston Ono Lennon. “Beatle” John was one of the greatest song writers and artistic geniuses in modern...

Lied into war after war

Dear Editor: We must thank John Di Genio for reminding us that The War to End All Wars (WW1) did no such thing. It led to a worse one. In his summary, Di Genio didn't...

Thankful for Great Neighbors

Dear Editor: Thanksgiving provides an excellent time to reflect on all the blessings in my life -- not the least of which is being part of a great community of people; specifically, my neighborhood. I...

Climate change is a winning issue. Let’s work together to solve it.

Dear Editor: In the home stretch of the 2020 campaign, presidential candidate Joe Biden leaned hard into the issue of climate change, giving a televised climate speech and running climate-focused ads in swing states. The votes...

Why I’m Afraid of COVID-19

Dear Editor: The first reported death in the United States from COVID-19 was on February 6, 2020. Since then, 279 unimaginably tragic days have passed and the baleful microbe has claimed over 240,000 American lives. Dare...

Liberals/Progressives Need To Fight As Hard As Conservatives Do

Dear Editor: I'm baffled by what I see and hear from liberal/progressive Democrats about this shameful conservative and Republican effort to steal the election from Biden-----NOTHING !!!!! Where are the protests about this shameful and immoral...

Remembering Old Hoboken

Dear Editor: When it turned cold a day or two ago, and I was in the car with my daughter and her 12-year-old boy, I asked him if he could imagine a Hoboken where one...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is Lame

Dear Editor: The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee ceremony is Saturday, November 7. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame continues to be terribly lame! Notable performers, who have made a lasting...

Beware of Trailer Schools (“Temporary Classroom Units”)

Dear Editor: Schools are re-opening. If your child is expected to attend school in a trailer, aka as a TCU (Temporary Classroom Unit), beware… The NJ Education Association says NJ’s estimated 100,000 TCUs are not temporary: “…most of...

An Outsider’s View of Trump

Dear Editor: As a recently retired Humanities Principal in Scotland, I watched with incredulity as America voted for a former reality star to become the most powerful person in the Western world. Cards on the table,...
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