Letters to the Editor

September 20, 2018

Dear Editor: I wish to give a brief recapitulation of the history of the school funding reform act as I understand it.  In 2008, the New Jersey Legislature enacted a statewide school funding formula, the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA). The SFRA is a "weighted student formula."  The ...

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Dearest Friends: On September 5 our loving son Kevin was taken from us. While our hearts remain heavy, the prayers that so many in our Paterson family shared in the hours and days that followed helped carry us through a dark time. Our faith tells that Kevin is in heaven, and our hearts are ...

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Dear Editor Earlier this week I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to having not been misquoted, I regret to say that due to my poor choice of words and being a little nervous, I was misunderstood.  Certainly, I believe the majority of ...

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Dear Editor:  I wish to congratulate newly appointed board of education member Jessica Schutte. With my congratulations I also wish to offer a bit of advice as she prepares to take the oath of office and begin her term.  First, I would simply suggest that she not in any way feel obligated to ...

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Dear Editor:  It is no secret that Paterson is in dire need of revitalizing, restructuring, rebuilding, and, quite frankly, rebranding. As a city, we have struggled to pay our municipal debt, to reduce crime substantially, to create sustainable employment opportunities for our youth and to ...

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Dear Editor: I want to congratulate all of our newly elected/re-elected officials today. Sorry it took so long for me come around. I won’t sugarcoat it, I was disappointed in a way because a few of the candidates I worked hard for didn’t make it but I can still hold my head up high knowing ...

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