SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Free vaccines for Secaucus residents Dec. 5 North Hudson Community Action will be at the Senior Center on Monday, Dec. 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. to provide free vaccinations to Secaucus residents....
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Last day to donate to annual toy drive Dec. 19 If you are a family in need of a meal or toys for the holiday, contact Aimee at 201-392-0229 or afocaraccio@northbergen.org. To donate toys, they can ...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Prep’s Portorreal a two-sport threat
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s safe to say that Jorge Portorreal was a late bloomer when it comes to sports. In fact, Portorreal is such a latecomer to athletics that he almost never arrived. He’s such a late bloomer that t...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested for grabbing woman’s buttocks in elevator Bellville resident Jose Melendez age 39 was arrested Nov. 30 and charged with criminal sexual contact. According to a release from the Hoboken...
Racism, or just a bad joke?
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was enjoying Jim Hague’s “Twins’ pitcher sheds a little Light on Secaucus second graders” before seeing the statement, “Ramchandani is a Yankees fan. This class has to work on gettin...
The great deceiver dies
Dec 04, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 1968, a year before I joined the U.S. Army, the real test of being a legitimate left-wing radical was whether you went to Cuba. A number of people I knew through Abbie Hoffman’s runaway cen...
The other side of Alexander Hamilton
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an Oct. 9 article “Hamilton on the Hudson” (Weehawken, where Burr killed Hamilton) you quote Jim Furman, one of the visitors to the site: “Hamilton is the father of modern banking. ...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The seemingly endless quest for a settlement of the teachers’ contract was complicated last week when William Blanchard, a math teacher at Bayonne High School, sent out a letter to union members as...
EDITOR’S LETTER 07030
‘Happening Place’
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
On August 20, the Wall Street Journal ran a full-page story in the “Open House Saturday” real-estate section. The headline was “Hoboken is a Happening Place: Mile Square City appeals to young profe...
Book Hits the Big Screen
A Hoboken writer walks the Red Carpet at the Toronto Film Festiva
by Al Sullivan
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people know Caren Lissner as the editor in chief of The Hudson Reporter. Fewer people know that this longtime Hoboken resident is the author of a highly successful novel, Carrie Pilby , recent...