Open Letter To MLB Commissioner

Dear Commissioner Manfred: As president of the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization, I would like to commend you for your new-found interest in policing human rights in the United States. While your objections to the voting reform law in Georgia are baseless, let’s assume nonetheless that you have a genuine interest in alleged violations […]

Letter from President
of the Kosciuszko Foundation

Dear Members and Friends of the Kosciuszko Foundation, The past year was challenging due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic. As always, my thoughts and wishes are with our loyal friends and families. We are truly concerned and I hope you are all well. With the mandated order of sheltering in place and restrictions on all […]

Thank You For Honoring
Col. Lipinski!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday and helped make the surprise drive-by display of appreciation for Col. Lipinski such a great success! We are amazed by the turnout, 50+ cars! All of us coming together made this happen, and made this day so special for Col. Lipinski, who was very surprised, grateful […]

Pascrell Plans To Help
Remedy Flooding Issues
Along Passaic River

Letter to the editor: We in North Jersey are no strangers to the issue of flooding. Flooding issues along the Peckman River came to my attention in the wake of damage inflicted by Hurricane Floyd in 1999, which caused severe wreckage in our area and cost the life of one local resident. This week I […]

Clifton Blood & Plasma Drive
Very Successful

Thanks to those of you who supported July’s Clifton Community Blood & Plasma Drive by spreading the word or coming to donate.  We were able to collect a grand total  of 28 units of whole blood, double red cells, and plasma.   There were 4 first-time donors!  Thanks for making it a successful event! Look for […]

Congressman Says Integrity
Of U.S. Census Is In
Greater Peril Than Ever Before

To the Editor: The integrity of the United States Census is in greater peril than ever before. All communities benefit from an accurate census count, but recent efforts to add a question on citizenship status to the Census would risk the severe undercounting of urban communities like ours. Census undercounting would likely help shift congressional […]

Clifton Community Blood Drive
A Success!

Thanks to those of you who supported the Clifton Community Blood Drive by spreading the word or coming to donate.  Of the 22 people who registered, 17 were actually able to donate whole blood, double red cells, or plasma – a grand total  of 26 units.   Thanks for making it a successful event! Look for […]

Independents Should Be
Included In The Primaries

Dear Editor, I am one of the 2.4 million independent voters in New Jersey. Independents outnumber both the Democrats and the Republicans here, yet we are excluded from the primaries and locked out of the most important electoral decisions in our state. That means a whopping 40% of NJ voters are effectively disenfranchised. Political scientists […]

Congressman Congratulates
Clifton’s New Star!

To the Editor: As you may have heard, Clifton’s very own Rachel Zegler has been cast as the new star of Steven Spielberg’s highly-anticipated West Side Story reboot. Competing among an audition pool of more than 30,000 actors, Rachel shined above the rest. And having heard some of her singing myself, I cannot say I’m […]