When your kid’s teacher is a monster
Students learn important safety tips from police, firefighters, Elmo
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know the various ways children display stress immediately after a disaster? Or how important it is for a child to know his or her address and full name? During the PSEG and Sesame Workshop ...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...
These vets had to fight for respect
At 43rd anniversary of end of Vietnam conflict, local towns pay tribute
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Even 43 years after the conclusion of the war in Vietnam, many veterans still have a stinging memory of their return. The war often elicited bad feelings that Americans inappropriately dumped on th...
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A funeral service was held April 2 for Henry Phinnizy Odom Sr. of Jersey City. He passed away March 26. He was the husband of the late Frances Odom; father of Henry P. Odom Jr., Rev. Henry McKevie,...
NB’s Eagleson reaches amazing milestone
Earns 600th coaching victory with win over rival Union City
by Jim Hague
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Eagleson vividly recalls the first win in his historic Hall of Fame-quality coaching career. “It was a cold and rainy day in 1981,” said Eagleson, who began the 32nd season of his storied caree...
Celebrating spring
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: After another winter of severe snowstorms and floods, I looked forward to balmy weather and blooming flowers. Hundreds of communities welcome spring with an observance of Great America...
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Selma Lopatkin Silver, wife of the late Stanley Silver, passed away on Sunday, April 3 in Hoboken and was laid to rest on Monday, April 4 at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Iselin. Selma was born in Hoboke...
Thinking outside the box
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: One ignored source of revenue for the Port Authority is to sell naming rights for airports, train stations, bridges, tunnels, etc. sports teams see the great opportunity for the naming...
Valuable leftovers
Local moving companies donate left-behind food to the poor
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For Ashley George, a public relations specialist in Jersey City, the idea that moving companies might donate food to local food banks made sense. Many people throw out a good deal of stuff when the...
Taking the lead
Hudson County man is named president of the NYC Council of Boy Scouts
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
While he can’t remember how to tie some of the knots he could as a kid, and doesn’t camp out the way he used to when he was a young Boy Scout, Richard Mason of Hoboken still retains some of the bas...