Gearing up for the 21st Century
Boy and Girl Scouts unveil new STEM program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When my best friend Dave and I joined the Boy Scouts as kids, we didn’t do it for the education. Oh, we knew all about merit badges and how we needed to earn them to advance in rank. And we earned ...
Dancing with the stars?
Local anti-Trump advocate gets bit part in Spielberg film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Perhaps fate played a hand in helping Tracey Everett, a local dance instructor with a history of working on Broadway, get a bit part as a dancer in the new Steven Spielberg film, “The Post.” The fi...
TASTY TIDBITS
Quick thinking North Bergen grid standouts save three dogs
State assembly passes law allowing cooperative sports programs; hoop insights; top fives
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Michael Santini and Christopher Lopez are the best of friends. “I don’t consider him a friend,” Lopez said. “I consider him family. He’s my brother from another mother.” “Whatever I do, he’s right ...
Re: Sexual aggression at the workplace
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Dear Editor: The outing in Hollywood of producers, directors, actors by survivors of this alleged sexual misconduct is freeing to all people who are and were subject to it. The survivors weren't ca...
Police Beat
Comprised by Marilyn Baer
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Resident surrenders after brawl at local eatery On Monday, Jan. 1 at 7:02 a.m., officers arrested Hoboken resident Marc Filoramo, 34, for aggravated assault. Police responded to a report of a fight...
Who let the dogs out?
Police, volunteers rescue three abandoned pooches over New Year’s weekend
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Three Rottweiler mix puppies are safe after North Bergen police, animal control, and volunteers rescued the unattended brood in a trucking company lot over the holiday weekend, officials say. The t...
My lovely launderette, how you will be missed!!
Jan 14, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I knew this day was coming. On Dec. 31, 2017, the Bloomfield Launderette closed after 38 years. I have been going there for over 30 years. This is a painful change for me, being only o...
PADLEY, HENRY C.
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A memorial service was held Jan. 5 for Henry C. Padley, 75 of Secaucus. He passed away Jan. 1 at the Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Jersey City to the late Gregory and Pauline Podlep...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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City Council to look into marijuana legislation City Council President Ruben Ramos Jr. said in an interview last week that he and the council will begin to discuss possible local legislation in reg...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I have been on a diet for a year and half now. It is doctor-supervised (Optifast). I go to a hospital. I have done very well. I was 418 when I started and got down to 296 in abou...