BRIEFS
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Give blood in WNY or Hoboken As people travel in winter and are not as available to donate, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help me...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist:    My energy level has been low lately and I’m sure I’m feeling the results of aging. I went through menopause two years ago, and decided not to take estrogen (my mom had breast ...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
The ups and downs of paying taxes in Union City
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The old saying is that you can’t escape death or taxes. But based on a recent experience in Union City, paying taxes may be a greater chore than you’d expect. After we bought a house in Union City ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Weehawken Library holds ‘Baby & Me’ and ‘Story Time’ registration The Weehawken Free Public Library begins registration for its winter session of the popular “Baby & Me” and “Story Time” classes on...
Go fund to help Hoboken crossing guards
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Dear Editor Recently a group of Hoboken residents have started a go fund me page to help Hoboken Crossing guards purchase footwear appropriate for foul weather. The effort raised $4900, slightly mo...
Sinatra's daughter says her father would never sing at Trump's inauguration
Jan 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- On Thursday, Jan. 5, Hoboken native Frank Sinatra's daughter Nancy Sinatra responded to a Tweet asking her if her father would have performed at President-Elect Donald Trump's inaugurati...
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Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate inc...
Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers
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JERSEY CITY – Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. You may attend an information session at the Hudson Cou...
Chorus to honor Alexandrov Ensemble at the Teardrop Memorial in Bayonne on Saturday, January 7
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus will perform a memorial service this Saturday, January 7 at 10 a.m. at the Teardrop Memorial to commemorate the 92 lives lost in a Christmas Day plane cr...