Weehawken Letters

Don’t Wait to Thank Teachers for a Job Well Done

Dear Editor: A question posted on Facebook asks: "Who was your favorite teacher?" As one can imagine, this question generated numerous responses. Yet, we wonder, how many of our "favorite teachers" actually read those responses...

Railroads Helped Jersey City to Grow and Prosper

Dear Editor: A few years ago, Chris Gadsden mentioned that communities within Jersey City developed around “water, highways, and bridges.” No one would argue that point. However, being an avid model train enthusiast, I would...

The Case of the Vanishing Fire Hydrant

Dear Editor: My name is Roberto Speer I live at 29th, 51th Street in Weehawken, at the border line of Weehawken and West New York. Several months ago right at Fairview Terrace and 51th Street...

Why Shouldn’t NJ Obtain A Share Of Future Manhattan Congestion Pricing?

Dear Editor: In coming months, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be scheduling public hearings in New Jersey concerning the introduction of Congestion Pricing for those diving south of 60th Street in Manhattan. Tolling...

Oldies Weren’t All That Goody

Dear Editor: A number of people thanked us for remembering Jimmy Roselli on the 10th anniversary of his death. A number of them mentioned that today’s music promotes hatred and violence. They told us that...

Think for Yourself

Dear Editor: Paul Simon once sang: “When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school. It’s a wonder I can think at all. And though my lack of education hasn’t hurt...

Bravo Italia!

Dear Editor: Bravo Italia! Congratulazioni! Tanti Auguri! Italy has won the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly known as the Euro Cup. The European Cup tournament started in 1960, and it is held every 4 years. Twenty-four...

Loneliness is a major social problem

Dear Editor: It is my opinion that the least talked-about social problem that we have in our country is loneliness. I believe that it was Henry David Thoreau who said that most people "lead lives...

Columbus Was No Conquistador

Dear Editor: A local publication featured an editorial addressing Italian heritage and culture. We agree that Italian history, traditions, and legacy should be cherished and respected. However, a writer rebutted that she “opposes any preservation...

Doing government

Dear Editor: The earliest colonists, and later the Founders of our nation, virtually had to do government. They had to tame the wilderness and tame themselves in order to survive. It was a necessity for...
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