The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 7
Feb 22, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Did you know that bike use is rising among the young, falling amongst children (parents drive them everywhere), and skyrocketing among the fastest growing 60-79 age group?! Today, with...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
State of the City to be held on Feb. 24 Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop will present his annual State of the City address on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers, 280 Grove St., Jerse...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s next-gen smart bikes approved; should start in spring The last major roadblock in the path of the Hoboken-Weehawken bike share has fallen, and the program is expected to roll out in the n...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Friends of the Library to offer scholarship The Friends of the Secaucus Public Library will offer a $1,000 scholarship this year to one qualifying Secaucus resident who is planning to start college...
BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
WNY Leones Cubanos, Politico Cubanos celebrate José Martí Day Each year, the West New York Leones Cubanos and Politicos Cubanos honor Cuban leader José Martí’s birthday by donating gifts and baby c...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
The incredible saga of Hudson Catholic runner Ortiz continues
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
And you thought what Crystal Ortiz did during the cross country season was remarkable and outstanding? Sure, how many times does a Hudson County girl get to win an NJSIAA state cross country champi...
North Bergen battle begins
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Just because Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein is running for mayor of North Bergen doesn’t stop him from being a shy guy. This may explain why some of his followers asked a member of the press to stop ta...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I come from a family where for the most part, everyone was kind and reasonable towards each other. I know that sounds Pollyanna but it is true. When I married last year, I assume...