Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States
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Dear Editor: In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin need to be aware that opiates are the main contribu...
Governor’s race could be a nail biter
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A North Hudson political observer went out on the limb this week to predict that the governor’s race will be a nail bitter. This comes at a time when most political observers believe that Democrati...
The state budget
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Dear Editor: The battle took many twists and turns this year, but we would be remiss not to acknowledge the final funding bill and the members of the Legislature who fought tirelessly on behalf of ...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
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Dear Editor: As dean of the newly established University of Hope (partly fictional, and partly real: at least as a concept), I’d like to award Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate in philosophy. For hi...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Hoboken Vape Van owner arrested for drug possession On July 6, 27-year-old Hoboken resident Joseph Ruggiero, the owner of the Hoboken “Vape Van” who was accused of hate speech in May, was arrested ...
The Star Spangled Banner
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Dear Editor: Written as a poem by Francis Scott Key, he wrote the words as he watched the bombardment of Ft. M‘Henry in Baltimore Bay, as a prisoner on a British War frigate during war of 1812. The...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Kennedy Dancers seek lost cat, needs medication (reward) The Kennedy Dancers’ cat named Katy has been missing since Wednesday, July 12 at around 4 p.m. Katy the cat has been with the Kennedy Dancer...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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New Jersey Health Initiatives announces $200,000 grant to Secaucus project Secaucus Next Generation Community Leaders, a project of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Hudson ...
Refugees need our love and support
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Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist: My husband and I have been arguing a lot lately – mostly about my family. He thinks I spend too much time with them. I do stop and see my mom a lot after work – but my mom likes ...