Letters to the Editor

May 17, 2020

Dear Editor: The recent reports of alleged voter fraud has put a black eye on the city of Paterson. Granted, we are living in unprecedented times and circumstances because of COVID-19, however, it would have been prudent for Governor Phil Murphy to have postponed the May election given our ...

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Dear Editor: The essence of my fight for at least the past 12 years has been the illegal underfunding of our school district by the State of New Jersey. This isn’t a jab to the current governor Phil Murphy. He wasn’t here when it all began. I’m sure he knows about it.  Back then, former ...

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Dear Editor: In the midst of the worst health care crisis of our lifetime, Paterson, the state of New Jersey and America finds itself in unprecedented circumstances. Throughout our history, we have always risen to the occasion. When a territory of the United States was attacked during Pearl ...

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Dear Editor: As we all know these are unprecedented times that you and I are living thru. As a public safety director that served two administrations, I witnessed homicides, fires and floods. However, I also saw the humanity in the residents of the greatest city in the United States------- the ...

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Dear Editor: Paterson has the biggest population by far of any town or city in Passaic County. It has the highest infection rate due to this virus. Having the site in Wayne at William Paterson University does not empower or help our senior population or others who cannot find a way to get there.

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Dear Editor: The number of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey will climb as more individuals are tested and confirmed. This creates a new normal that requires each of us to make adjustments in our daily lives. Taking steps to stay healthy through physical distancing and self-quarantine are ...

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Dear Editor, We have witnessed utter chaos throughout this nation, and particularly in New Jersey as a result of the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19. With the need for social distancing and required closure of all non-essential businesses, offices and the like, I think it’s only fitting that the ...

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Dear Editor, Without a measure of doubt, the COVID19 Coronavirus has stretched us all beyond any area of comfort. It’s almost unfathomable to think that this pandemic has yet to reach its peak. Nevertheless, we cannot allow ourselves to give up or to give in. In our darkest time we must continue ...

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Dear Editor: Thumbs down to Paterson’s 2nd Ward City Councilman Shahin Khalique for his recent actions in garnering support for his re-election in May.  In a Covid-19 world with Federal, State and City Executive Orders restricting residents from venturing outside unnecessarily in an effort to ...

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Dear Editor: I just want to update the Paterson community on the great work Paterson Public Schools, volunteers, community stakeholders and faith based leaders are doing to weather this Coronavirus storm.  To date, thousands of meals have been distributed to students. Despite this time of ...

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