North Bergen battle begins
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 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 | 8 8 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...
Updates on ferry delays and closures posted on web
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to heavy ice in the Hudson River, some of the local ferries are suspended and others are running on a limited schedule. NYWaterway has posted updated winter river condition advisories at nywate...
City to hold special council meeting Monday night regarding flood pump
Feb 20, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- This past Wednesday, a resolution authorizing the city to issue $11.9 million in bond notes for a flood pump’s construction fell one vote shy of the six affirmative votes on the nine-mem...
Route 3 bridge closed this weekend
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Beginning at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb 21 through 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb 22, Route 3 eastbound will be closed from the Meadowlands/Route 120 in East Rutherford to Meadowlands Parkway in S...
Heavy ice at midtown/pier 79 and World Financial Center causing ferry delays and closures
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to severe ice at the midtown/pier 79 and World Financial Center (WFC) terminals, riders should expect possible delays and/or closures. The following changes were in effect on Thursday morning, ...
How cold is it? Well, we'll answer that: 2 degrees in New Jersey (and 48 in Florida)
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Residents woke up this morning to temperatures of 2 degrees, with the wind chill even colder. Some of them also woke up to their Florida friends on Facebook complaining that it's i...
Reform Update: Exchanges need better tech or better info on narrow networks, experts say
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“A recent Modern Healthcare article http://www.modernhealthcare.com/ * noted: “Experts and consumer advocates have faulted the Obamacare insurance exchanges for not providing clear, accurate and up...
Origin of Presidents' Day fire announced
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The origination of the four-alarm Presidents Day fire that displaced 14 people on West 34th Street has been announced by the Bayonne Fire Department. “The fire investigator determined tha...
Bayonne opens warming center again
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The city of Bayonne planned to open its warming center on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 9 p.m. because of the severe temperature drops predicted for Thursday night into Friday morning. The warmin...