Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
A day of their own
School board agrees to day off for Muslim holiday
by Al Sullivan
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of protests and urging from municipal government, the Jersey City Board of Education unanimously agreed on May 19 to establish a school holiday for the Muslim holy day of Eid...
Two grand marshals
WWII, Korean War vets lead parade this year
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, two grand marshals will lead the Weehawken Memorial Day parade, riding in a car up front. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Highpoint and Gregory avenues. Co-Grand Marshal Rev. Lester G...
‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
Fulop nominates Hallanan for Ward B council
Lawyer and conservationist may fill Ramchal’s vacated seat
by Al Sullivan
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
John Hallanan, an attorney working for Jersey City and a longtime conservationist, is Mayor Steven Fulop’s nominee to fill the vacated seat of Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal as Ward B councilman. A former...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
BAILS, AUDREY B.
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 at Good News Bible Mission Church, Jersey City, for Audrey B. Bails of Jersey City. She passed away May 16. She was the mother of Sakinah T. Bails; daughter of Ele...