West NY Letters

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...


Dear Editor: In 2001, 16-17 North Bergen Preschool trailers/temporary classroom units (TCUs), replaced (diverted), a taxpayer funded Braddock Park softball field. This was an ILLEGAL diversion...

‘Dark Money’ is the hidden history of the radical right

Dear Editor: Something which I find to be very disappointing about many political "Conservatives" in 2020 is something that 12-time award-winning and prize-winning journalist JANE...

Tom Seaver Made Us Believe

Dear Editor: Tom Seaver passed into eternity. His death on August 31, 2020 was a tremendous loss to baseball fans in the New York Metropolitan...

On Reading Homer

Dear Editor: "Heroic Age" my ass: Armed men and their king Sailing the wine-dark sea Landing on a hostile shore Where other Heroes wait. No time to think, it's Chop stab...

With support, New Jersey’s farmers can deliver climate solutions

Dear Editor: In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty was everywhere. Would the virus spread, and where? What did this mean for day-to-day...

60th Anniversary of the Olympic Games in Rome

Dear Editor: August 25th marks the 60th anniversary of the start of the XVII Olympiad held in Rome, Italy. The summer Olympics of 1960 gave...

Honor the American Worker on Labor Day

Dear Editor: The labor movement has striven to improve working conditions, to create workplace democracy, and to actively participate in labor-management decision-making. The many benefits,...
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