A child needs a good quality education
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Dear Editor: Recently, Assemblyman Charles D. Mainor introduced a bill that would require kindergarten to become a mandatory requirement in the State of New Jersey. This bill is extremely important...
Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s disease epidemic.
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Dear Editor: The recently released Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures reveals that almost two thirds of American’s living with Alzheimer’s disease are women and that...
Weehawken teen climbs WTC
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Dear Editor: I feel it important to speak up in regard to Justin, who at 16 has become a national personality for his dangerous trek up the WTC. First and foremost I do not condone his climb. With ...
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UC’s Gonzalez chooses Penn State
Local native Ayers signs with Giants; Anderson All-American and set to go pro
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Steven Gonzalez has definitely been living the dream the last few months. The Union City High School offensive lineman, one of the top recruits in the country, has been receiving attention from all...
‘A cheerful kid, very smiley’
Local resident establishes fund for child with disability
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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John Zero is 12 years old. He was born with cerebral palsy. John is quadriplegic and uses a wheelchair. He needs your help. John’s parents have cared for him over the years in their Moonachie home ...
Life and death of Jesus, in Hudson County
100th Passion Play features performers from local towns
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Park Performing Arts Center is staging the 100th year of its internationally known production, “The Passion Play: The Musical,” and it features a strong Hudson County presence. Directing the pl...
Heroine addicts
Breathless fans meet Hunger Games: Catching Fire stars in Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The first arrivals showed up at five in the afternoon to stake out their place in line. The location: Walmart in Secaucus. The occasion: the midnight release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the...
How the hurricane hurt
Study reveals Superstorm Sandy’s impact on seniors and the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Even on a good day, when their lives are not overwhelmed by events that they cannot control, senior citizens and the disabled are often confronted by the threat of depression. So when disasters str...
Kosovo 1999
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Dear Editor: March 23, 2014 marked the fifteenth anniversary of the war in Kosovo. Eight years prior to that, was an endless stream of atrocities from that part of the world. The systematic rape an...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Dean DeChiaro
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Man found on stoop probably died of a heart attack The Hoboken Police Department is investigating the death of an elderly man who was found on the front steps of a Bloomfield Street building Monday...