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Such returns as Prep hockey coach
Prep’s Simon commits to Notre Dame, joining Ademilola twins
by Jim Hague
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Ken Such feels like he has a lot in common with Dick Vermeil . “He was gone from coaching football for 17 years and he came back and won the Super Bowl,” Such said about the former coach of the St....
A book publisher, author, and new Hudson County resident
Jason Pinter releases his political thriller novel this Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Pinter, a novelist and new Hoboken resident who runs a well-respected independent publishing company, released his sixth thriller novel in June, entitled The Castle. The book was partly “insp...
Free seniors from rent increase
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Dear Editor: Each year in North Bergen the rent increase is 2 ½ percent. This is very difficult for senior’s living on a fixed income. The commissioners should make it 1% for seniors between 65 and...
TRIPI, EVELYN
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Funeral services took place July 27 for Evelyn Tripi, 82, of Union City. She passed away July 23. She was born in Jersey City and lived most of life in Union City. She was the owner of Evelyn’s Flo...
'American Dream' expected to open in 2019
Former Xanadu mall/recreation complex will affect other towns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
The heavily-delayed “American Dream” project in East Rutherford – a recreational/retail complex on Route 3, formerly known as “Xanadu” -- may have acquired enough construction financing to open in ...
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...
The United States needs to secure its borders
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Dear Editor: Responding to Mr. Oakley’s letter of June 4, you can’t believe everything you read in the papers, especially when Mr. Oakley uses fake news or just plain wrong facts like, “Although th...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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West New York man fatally stabbed in Guttenberg A West New York man was fatally stabbed in Guttenberg last Friday evening, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. A...
50 years since the Summer of Love
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Dear Editor: This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love.” From an historical perspective, the “Summer of Love” wasn’t very “lovely.” Global civil unrest, racial tensions in the U...
City’s contract with Suez
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Dear Editor: Mayor Zimmer’s comments about “postponing a positive result for political reasons would be irresponsible.” don’t seem to make a lot of sense. Jumping into a contract that guarantees a ...