Drug Education/Rehabilitation
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Dear Editor: Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones wh...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident, 100, talks about his life A former Union City superintendent of public works who turned 100 years old this month says he made up his mind to live long in order to compensate for...
Jersey City development
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Dear Editor: A short time ago, Chris Gadsden, Jersey City Councilman, Ward B mentioned in a local publication that communities within Jersey City developed around “water, highways, and bridges.” No...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist: It seems like I’m always stressed out. I make lists every day of what has to be done because there is so much going on, with my work, my home, and my children’s activities. I’m a...
VALLE, RICHARD THOMAS
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 15 at St. Mary’s RC Church, Jersey City, for Richard Thomas Valle, 26, of Jersey City. He died at home Aug. 5. Richard is survived by his mother, Margarita Valle, hi...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Shooting leaves one dead, one injured on Forest Avenue Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that on Aug. 13 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Jersey City police officers responded to a report of p...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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North Bergen offers Disney-themed extravaganza at the pool Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners are staging a huge end-of-summer party for residents of North Bergen. This year’s Nort...
Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
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Dear Editor: Throughout the nation, the move to legalize cannabis for medical reasons and recreational purposes is gaining momentum. More than a dozen States have already taken action to allow the ...
BRIEFS
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Summer Samba Night at Son Cubano supports Tackle Kids Cancer On Aug. 10, more than 300 guests enjoyed a festive night of great food, music and dancing at Son Cubano Restaurant and Bar to help raise...
Citizen involvement leads to better government
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Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...