The end of the school year can lull you both in good and bad ways. I brave a smile even though I know there is impending doom for my future as a teacher.
As a landlord my job is to provide livable housing conditions to my tenants. This cold temperature has been difficult for many of my tenants. There are busted water pipes, frozen pipes, and no heat in several locations.
As you know, New Jersey’s public schools rank among the finest in the nation. This achievement was made possible due to the unwavering dedication from all of New Jersey’s teachers and educational support professionals. In fact, we are proud products of New Jersey’s public school system ourselves.
I was deeply disturbed to read earlier this week that Essex County Chairman LeRoy Jones is considering running against State Party Chairman John Currie for the chairmanship of the state Democratic Party.
Recently, the Paterson Times published an article which highlighted the fact that I had applied for bankruptcy in the past. This is a reality which reflects the pasts of many residents of Paterson.
Earlier in the week, I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to have not been misquoted, I regret to say that due to my poor choice of words and being a little nervous, I was misunderstood.
It is no secret that the cost of living in New Jersey is among the highest in the nation. Coupled with a severe shortage of affordable housing, many of our residents struggle every day to make ends meet. The state would have to provide at least 155,000 new units of affordable housing by 2025 to…