Citizen involvement leads to better government
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Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...
Soaring Eagles ready once again to compete
Despite losses to graduation, Union City in mix in NJSIAA Group V
by Jim Hague
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It’s almost unthinkable that the 2017 high school football season will mark Wilber Valdez’s 15th year as a head coach. “It’s crazy,” said Valdez, the former Hoboken High School great who went on to...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
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Suspicions lead to drug charges Paterson resident David Barretto, 33, was arrested in Hoboken on Thursday Aug. 10 at 7:01 p.m. and charged with hindering apprehension, possession of heroin, possess...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
A political parade this year?
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In past years, when Jersey City municipal elections were held in May, the public kickoff for candidates was generally the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March. With the change of municipal elections t...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Anti-war rally set for Aug. 27 at Journal Square In reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. would increase the number of military personnel deployed to Afghanistan, the Jers...
SEBRON, KISHA MICHELLE
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Funeral services took place Aug. 17 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Kisha Michelle Sebron. She passed away Aug. 11 surrounded by her family. Kisha was the daughter of the late Pamela...
'The Toll of the Hudson Tunnel'
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Dear Editor There is more (Al Sullivan -- August 20) concerning the proposed Gateway Tunnel project which needs to be aired. Release of the Federal Rail Road Administration draft Environmental Impa...
Making Washington Street safe
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Dear Editor: “Streets are where the life of a city happens.” — Janette Sadik-Khan, former NYCDOT commissioner. Our streets should reflect who uses them and how. In the evening, the intersection of ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this week. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column.) . Dear Dr. Norquist: I am writing to you, Dr. Norquist, because no one else has been a...