The Sounding Board

The Sounding Board is the magazine of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey. Through The Sounding Board, members and friends can keep current with local, state and national news, and issues of concern. We also provide a source of hope, inspiration, pride and camaraderie through the personal stories in this publication.

To request an email subscription: Please send your name and email address to Alice Eaddy, secretary of the NFBNJ, at

To submit an article: Articles should be sent to Mary Jo Partyka at Please note that the editorial staff reserves the right to consider all articles for publication, and to edit all articles for space and/or clarity considerations.

We welcome your feedback! Letters to the editor and comments about the publication should be sent to Kathy Gabry at

Deadline for the next issue: March 15, 2017

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Contact Information

Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075

Coming Soon

NFB Washington Seminar
January 30 through February 2, 2017
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

NFB National Convention
July 10 through 15, 2017
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819