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North Jersey - Opinion

Is this the America we want to live in? | Menendez

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The weight I carry as a black woman in America must be lifted | Opinion

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Opinion: Mayors should support SMART Fund legislation

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Hackensack Meridian Health condemns racism | Opinion

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Opinion: How to breathe again, from protest to solutions

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Social injustice has no home in Bergen County | Opinion

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Reporters must not be charged as they cover protests | Editorial

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Your black friends feel fear every day: Opinion

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Justice for George Floyd: Black Lives Matter

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Letters to the Editor

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View All Photos -- June editorial cartoon gallery

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Murphy takes page from Christie's playbook in official's firing: Stile - Murphy's response to Christopher Neuwirth's firing echos the vast-workforce excuse Christie cited in a press conference during the Bridgegate scandal. Charles Stile

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Yes, college in the U.S. is still worth it | Opinion -- In the wake of the pandemic, it will be a great time to be in college.

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View All Photos -- Photos: Signs of Protest, demonstrators' views across the Northeast

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Arrest of APP reporter covering Asbury Park protest latest in a troubling trend | Carino -- Like the many journalists harassed during George Floyd protests, Gustavo Martínez Contreras was doing his job. New Jersey's leaders must draw a line. -- Emergencies

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Opinion: George Floyd's death shows 'someday' has not come for black America -- As we remember Floyd in our thoughts and at our dinner tables, there is an extraordinary nation bracing for change for African Americans. -- News

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In Paterson, we're counting on contact tracing | Sayegh -- Contact tracing is an indispensable tool in our fight against COVID-19. This process is helping to slow the spread of the virus and is saving lives.

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Opinion: Get proper protection in the HEROES Act -- The HEROES Act can indeed by heroic, but only if it has the proper protections in place for vulnerable New Jersey residents.

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Opinion: NJ's restaurants must return from pandemic -- New Jersey's restaurant industry will survive — and thrive. Restaurateurs, including Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen's Chris Cannon, can't wait.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Graduations, Murphy sends students into whiplash - Why the sudden change on graduations? In these early days of reopening, the governor seems willing to give in to impulse and gamble.

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As New Jersey recovers, leave no woman behind | Opinion -- As Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature work on adopting a state budget, I urge them, in the words of Abigail Adams, to "Remember the ladies ..."

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Freeholder T.J. Best responds to Facebook post about mayor -- Passaic County Freeholder Theodore "T.J." Best issued a response about his Facebook post about Paterson's mayor.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Movers & shakers: Murphy, Trump and knuckleheads - Movers and shakers is a weekly column by Charlie Stile that highlights newsmakers in the rough and tumble world of New Jersey politics - Charles Stile

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Community-based response is how Paterson will beat COVID-19 | Sayegh -- The city is relying on local residents in the battle against coronavirus.

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College? I was worried about all the wrong things. COVID-19 changed everything -- My first year of college is finished — should I cheer, or cry? It all depends on whatever comes next.

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Opinion: Murphy, play it straight when it comes to NJ nursing homes -- In opinion: Gov. Phil Murphy was wrong on his administration's initial handling of nursing homes during COVID-19. He should apologize.

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We need to combat senior isolation during COVID-19 crisis. Here's why -- We must focus on the unanticipated needs of seniors as we continue to navigate through this crisis.

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A professor sees hope for college students -- As dark and uncertain as this moment feels, I see light, and hope, in my students.

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Opinion: Murphy needs to unplug NJ Transit's power plant -- Gov. Phil Murphy needs to pull the plug on NJ Transit's proposed power plant in South Kearny.

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We stopped the economy — and we will restart it -- The economy is not a machine with a restart button. It's a complex set of relationships. Rebuilding those relationships and starting economic activity will take time.

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Ciattarelli offers smart strategies post-COVID-19 -- Jack Ciattarelli, two Hudson County Republicans argue, offers a smart way forward for New Jersey in 2021.

19 days ago

Job-sharing furloughs would pay off big -- The governor and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development should act quickly to make the New Jersey Job-Sharing Furlough Program a reality.

15 days ago

Grief, resilience: Hail to the Class of 2020 -- Celebrating the class of 2020 can send a strong signal that we are waking up from our complacency, beginning work that should've started long ago.

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How we'll begin to reopen Paterson: Mayor Sayegh -- Mayor Andre Sayegh outlines the data his administration will use to determine reopening strategies.

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Opinion: NJ's Energy Master Plan needs defense -- The state's Energy Master Plan puts New Jersey on a path to achieve 100% clean energy by 2050 if executed correctly.

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Unemployment system must fix backlog of claims -- New Jersey is obliged to invest in its unemployment infrastructure to address a spiraling backlog of claims.

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BOE: To save Paterson students' experiences, taxes must rise - The Paterson Board of Education makes its case to raise taxes in face of a budget crisis. Paterson Press

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We need to box-in coronavirus in Paterson -- Paterson, the second-most densely populated city in America, continues to battle the pandemic.

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TPS holders can't be deported in pandemic | Opinion -- Congress needs to act to protect TPS holders from the harms of coronavirus and the harms of detention and deportation.

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FOR SUBSCRIBERS - Editor: Subscribers, thank you for your support - The pandemic has impacted us in many ways, but despite these challenges, our commitment to our community and you is stronger than ever.

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ICUs still face challenges. Here are 8 solutions | Opinion -- New York and New Jersey ICUs have been challenged by the pandemic. Here's what one cardiologist has seen.

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NJ education system imperiled by the pandemic -- New Jersey students continue to face difficulties as they work in remote learning environments. That needs to change.

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Why cutting journalism funding feeds the fake news epidemic -- If you want to reduce the spread of misinformation, stop blaming social media and take responsibility for your role in the demise of legacy media.

28 days ago

Efficient airport operations are essential | Opinion -- Airports need to embrace emerging technology as they prepare for post-COVID-19 operations.

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Politics shouldn't stop religion's moral duty -- Religion has become a center of controversy amid the contentious dynamics surrounding the pandemic.

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Engage the community to solve COVID-19 challenges -- We must draw on our community spirit and our community resources and, most importantly, our local knowledge in navigating the path forward.

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Faith practices must change to adapt to coronavirus | Opinion -- Our religious practices and rituals will need to change for safety. We must practice social distancing while in our synagogues, churches and mosques.

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More have died from COVID-19 than in Vietnam | Kelly - More Americans, and New Jerseyans, have died of COVID-19 than in the Vietnam War. Forty-five years after the U.S. left Saigon, Mike Kelly reflects. Mike Kelly

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