Skating away
Hoboken’s synthetic rink opens under the Viaduct
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 9 9 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s like cardboard. I feel like I am in a video game,” said Brendan Waldron, 8, as he skated on Hoboken’s new synthetic “ice” rink under the 14th Street Viaduct. “We got ice skates for Christmas ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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State Sen. Sacco retiring from school system job Nicholas Sacco is giving up his $260,000 per year job as assistant superintendent for elementary and secondary education but will continue to serve ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Sires sworn in to 115th Congress Rep. Albio Sires was sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Jan. 1. Sires and the entire membership of the House of Representatives stoo...
WILSON, ERIN A
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Funeral services were held Dec. 27 for Erin A. Wilson, 30, of Secaucus. She passed away suddenly on Dec. 22. She was the daughter of Darlene and the late William Wilson. Erin was a lifelong residen...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    My energy level has been low lately and I’m sure I’m feeling the results of aging. I went through menopause two years ago, and decided not to take estrogen (my mom had breast ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Weehawken Library holds ‘Baby & Me’ and ‘Story Time’ registration The Weehawken Free Public Library begins registration for its winter session of the popular “Baby & Me” and “Story Time” classes on...
The ups and downs of paying taxes in Union City
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The old saying is that you can’t escape death or taxes. But based on a recent experience in Union City, paying taxes may be a greater chore than you’d expect. After we bought a house in Union City ...
Go fund to help Hoboken crossing guards
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Dear Editor Recently a group of Hoboken residents have started a go fund me page to help Hoboken Crossing guards purchase footwear appropriate for foul weather. The effort raised $4900, slightly mo...
Sinatra's daughter says her father would never sing at Trump's inauguration
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HOBOKEN -- On Thursday, Jan. 5, Hoboken native Frank Sinatra's daughter Nancy Sinatra responded to a Tweet asking her if her father would have performed at President-Elect Donald Trump's inaugurati...