Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...
Dept. of Environmental Services gets the job done
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Dear Editor: We know that griping and moaning is an art form in Hoboken, but I am writing this letter as a shout out to the hard working employees of the Dept. of Environmental Services who heavy l...
Stop giving away our assets
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Dear Editor: Mayor Fulop said Liberty State Park is a “gem, jewel.(and) what is proposed here will change the character of the park.” The mayor spoke these words at the press conference concerning ...
KELLY, KAREN MARIE
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 29 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Karen Marie Kelly of Hoboken. She passed away Jan. 23 at home with her family, completing a four year battle with Stage 4 b...
Christie out of touch with the state
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Gov. Christopher Christie appears to be spending way too much time out of New Jersey in his pursuit of the GOP nomination for president. Fortunately, he changed his mind about staying out of the st...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Snyder’s Washington explodes as inside dominant force
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Ron Washington’s love for the game of basketball started when he was just a toddler, just out of diapers. “I was 3 years old and in day care in Jersey City,” said Washington, the Snyder High School...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Washington Street redesign plan redesigned Mile-square residents and business owners have less than three weeks to find out whether a $15 million plan to redesign the city’s main corridor on Washin...