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Everyone Who’s Been Suffering

Our world has changed Like never before and it’s so sad Every day because our lives have changed So much in life today and so many families suffering Like never before and this killer virus is here to...

Do we really need the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation?

Dear Editor: A cat has nine lives and so does the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. November, 2021 will mark the twentieth anniversary for this quasi independent government agency. They were formed in November 2001, following...

Bureaucrats know best, don’t they?

Dear Editor: The Florida Department of Education says parents know what’s best for their children. So, they are withholding the monthly salaries of local school board members in districts that require kids to mask at...

Afghanistan is a Vietnam “Redo”

Dear Editor: The latest debacle in Afghanistan is the culmination of a failed U.S. foreign policy in that part of the world. To say that recent events in Afghanistan are an embarrassment to the United...

We all miss John McCain

Dear Editor: The late Republican Arizona Senator and Presidential candidate John McCain, born on August 29, 1936, was always a breath of fresh air. What you see is what you got with the "Straight Talk Express."...

Dangerous NB Preschool in an Illegal Location

Dear Editor: Hudson Reporter's article about the clearing of forest in Braddock Park, just feet behind North Bergen's 20 year old preschool trailers should wake up not just nature lovers, but also every North Bergen...

Cannabis is not a harmless substance

Dear Editor: Cannabis--medical or recreational--is an issue we all need to think long and hard about. I am already seeing drivers smoking weed as they are driving here in NJ. And no matter their reasons for...

Charlie Watts was the Beat of the Rolling Stones

Dear Editor: On August 24, 2021, Charles Robert Watts went to the great gig in the sky. Charlie Watts was the drummer for The Rolling Stones since 1963. He appeared on every recording by The...

How to access federal funding for more ferry services

Dear Editor: Here is one way New Jersey Transit, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and NY Waterways can find additional funding to improve ferry service connections across the Hudson River. This could...

Reinstate “Shoeless” Joe Jackson

Dear Editor: The “Field of Dreams” game between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox made me reflect on Joseph Jefferson Jackson – “Shoeless Joe.” In my opinion, "Shoeless” Joe Jackson represents the epitome...
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