‘Healing is power’
Army veteran comes back to Jersey City to help other vets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When Yolanda Dortch-Amiker joined the U.S. Army in 1995, she had a number of reasons. Raised in Jersey City, she joined the military to get away from many of the problems of the inner city. As it t...
Best places to take your dog
Hudson County locales to run, romp, and sniff
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Owning a dog, some may say, is similar to having a child. Except children are allowed to go everywhere their parents take them, for better or worse. Trying to find activities that are “dog friendly...
Meet the new boss
Former deputy police chief brings changes to town’s public housing
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
After working 25 years in the North Bergen police department, culminating in his position as deputy chief, Gerald Sanzari was uniquely qualified to become executive director of the township’s Housi...
Giants defensive stalwarts Ayers, Casillas are ‘J.C.’ all the way
Different roads to Meadowlands began in Jersey City
by Jim Hague
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When they arrived at the start of training camp with the New York Giants a few weeks ago, there was no way that Robert Ayers and Jonathan Casillas knew each other. After all, the two seven-year NFL...
Thank you Mayor Zimmer
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Dear Editor: I want to thank Mayor Zimmer for the highly professional job that she performs for our city. She works on our behalf with straightforward efficiency and integrity, and with a minimum o...
Help make back to school supply drive a success
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Dear Editor: Back to school time is a very exciting time when you are a child. We may not believe this but many children love to go back to school to interact with their friends and teachers. I bel...
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 11 St. Francis R.C. Church in Hoboken for Filomena Stoia, a 67 year Hoboken resident. She passed away peacefully in the presence of her family in Secaucus on Aug. 7....
Ribbon cutting for Jersey City Medical Center
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Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, Joseph Scott, President/CEO of Jersey City Medical Center; and Barry Ostrowsky, President/CEO of Barnabas Health, were among those who attended the ribbon cutting ce...
A new tool against breast cancer
New 3-dimensional mammogram first in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Although medical science has made great strides over the last few decades in helping to detect breast cancer early, the latest innovation at Christ Hospital is expected to help even more. CarePoint...
Learning arts from artists
Kids’ workshops to start again in September
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
What better people to learn about art from than the people who make art? This is the theory behind a new program instituted at the Jersey City Theater Center for kids to learn about art, taking adv...