NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Jitney driver found not guilty in crash that killed infant After a jitney accident caused the death of a baby girl from North Bergen in 2013, the driver of the vehicle has been found not guilty. On...
Those who would be mayor?
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The signs started cropping up around Jersey City more than a month ago: “Look for Boggiano in 2017.” Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano reportedly will be running for mayor in 2017, part of a full ...
Support caregivers and those they care for, support the RAISE Act
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Dear Editor: Many of us have been, are, or will be a family caregiver, or are likely to need the help of one someday. Family caregivers are the backbone of services and supports in this country, th...
Accomplishments
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Dear Editor: With another school year ending, I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the individuals who make our public school communities great places for our children to learn and excel acade...
Random acts of violence
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Dear Editor: I am deeply saddened by the mass shooting that took place in Orlando, Florida at a gay nightclub. This most recent act is considered to be one of the worst shootings in American histor...
Time to stop unfair out of network medical bills
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Dear Editor: The Out of Network Transparency Act, which will be up for a vote in the New Jersey Legislature soon, would help protect us from surprise medical bills. It would crack down on unfair me...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column ) Dear Dr. Norquist: I have a neighbor who talks about me to the other people...
Lang returns to Sioux City
Mendez shipped to Spokane for Class A assignment
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At the end of the 2015 professional baseball season, former St. Peter’s Prep standout Mike Lang didn’t know if he was ready to hang up the spikes and glove forever and get on with the rest of his l...
Bayonne school board votes not to renew contract for Superintendent McGeehan
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - At a Wednesday meeting, The Bayonne Board of Education voted against Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan’s contract renewal 5-0, with four abstaining, marking an end to her 17 years at t...
Hoboken council to consider 30-year abatement deal with developer than includes givebacks
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HOBOKEN – At its next meeting on Wednesday, July 6, the City Council will consider a 30-year PILOT (Payment In Lieu of Taxes) agreement with a developer to advance a 424-unit residential project at...