Weehawken kids excel
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This year, Weehawken High School students exceeded the state and global average for success on Advanced Placement Exams. Forty talented and dedicated students took 83 exams during the ...
Respect caregivers, and those they care for
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Dear Editor: As a college student, the concept of caregiving hasn’t even been a blimp on my radar. When I began my internship at AARP I learned about the extreme challenges caregivers faced. I also...
Fix these passages
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Although the overhaul of the 14th Street Viaduct has been a necessary evil for anyone traveling from Union City/Jersey Heights to Hoboken, statements made by our elected officials are ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I’ve always been an anxious person but lately it’s getting worse. I worry that bad things could happen to my children and grandchildren. I worry my daughter could lose her job in...
State gives blessing to city’s takeover of the parking authority
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The New Jersey Civil Service Commission has approved the City’s request to grant civil service status to Jersey City Parking Authority employees as the city moves forward to abolish t...
Arango named to top state Republican post
Aug 15, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- The Association of New Jersey Republican County Chairs voted on Aug. 13 to elect Hudson County GOP Chairman Jose Arango as the new Chair of Chairs. Arango’s election is a historic mo...
NB Police to participate in statewide Labor Day DWI crackdown
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NORTH BERGEN – Law enforcement officials from North Bergen will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning Aug. 1...
“Medical errors are a quiet and largely unseen tragedy. Every year between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans die as a result of medical errors and other preventable harm at hospitals, according to researchers.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
These numbers are equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every day with no survivors. Based on these figures, medical errors could be considered the third-leading cause of death in America, behind hear...
Celebrating Indian Independence
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Newport will celebrate Indian Independence on Aug. 15 at the River Market Plaza, 89 River Drive South from 5 to 7 p.m. Hosted by NewportMommy.com and Surati, a non profit Indian dance and education...
Police station to be named after fallen police officer
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven Fulop and At-Large Councilman Daniel Rivera announced today that they will present an ordinance to the City Council at next week’s meeting to name the new West District P...