A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Memory checks
Foundation screens seniors for Alzheimer’s disease
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“It’s important to diagnose Alzheimer’s early, because it leads to a higher chance for better quality of life,” President and Co-founder of Act Now Kristine Allen said last week. Act Now is a Jerse...
TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken fencer Possick wins second national title
Character No. 18; welcome back Forenza; troubles for Schiano?
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A year ago, Lola Possick was an unknown fencer, a whirlwind with the saber who went on to win the national championship of her age group. So when Young Lola, now all of 11 years old, decided to giv...
America's most famous songwriter lived here
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Dear Editor: Every 4th of July one is sure to hear on the radio a song or two by Stephen Foster. Since he is one of America's most enduring composers, and since he was born on the 4th of July (in 1...
STEWART, KEVIN J.
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A funeral mass was held July 13 at Saint Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Kevin J. Stewart, 61. He passed away July 6. A lifelong, third-generation Jersey City firefighter with the rank of Deputy Ch...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist: I could use your advice on managing my stress. My (grown) daughter has a health situation that only she can control. She has the know-how and medical support she needs, but it is...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Mayor responds to guilty plea by ‘Bridgegate’ official David Samson, a close confidante of Gov. Christopher Christie and the former chairman of the Port Authority who was forced to resign in the mi...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Free Shakespeare in the park The Hudson Shakespeare Company returns with the second installment of its 25th annual Shakespeare in the Parks tour. They’ll perform the play Edward III written by Will...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Congress passes Landmark Opioid Bill July 13 According to a press release from the Drug Policy Agency, on Wednesday, July 13 the U.S. Senate voted to send opioid legislation known as the Comprehens...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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New parking meters ready for overnight permits North Bergen officials unveiled three new overnight parking meters on Wednesday, July 13 to be located throughout North Bergen. The meters are at the ...