No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Singing for a reason
Fundraiser for Hoboken fire victims brings out hundreds to watch local bands
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Thursday, over 150 Hobokenites came out to the Elks Club to watch six local bands perform, eat food catered by Dark Side of the Moo, and support the eight families and one business who re...
VEGA, CARMEN BONILLA
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Funeral services took place Feb. 25 for Carmen Bonilla Vega, 82, of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 22. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, she has lived in Jersey City since 1970. She was a homemaker. S...
Children with autism grow up
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Dear Editor: In the last 20 years, the number of children with autism and related conditions in New Jersey has skyrocketed. While schools are working to meet the needs of these children, little att...
Shame on you Governor Christie
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s so sad, no statement or even one word from our New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was mentioned about the murders of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christian by ISIS in Libya. New Jersey is the h...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Two Chabad parties coming up this week in Hoboken Chabad of Hoboken’s annual grand international Purim Party will be held Thursday, March 5, at The Multi-Service Center, 124 Grand St., in Hoboken. ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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First-Sunday-of-the Month nature walk is March 1 The free two-hour walk of Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus features raptors, waterfowl and early spring migrants. Meet outside the Meadowlands Environme...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Cancer lecture at the library on March 11 A lecture featuring the topic of colorectal cancer will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. The lecture will be presented by Peter Caride, M.D., Holy ...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
St. Anthony’s McDuffie comes of age at right time
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It was about a month or so ago when St. Anthony legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley said that his team didn’t have sufficient senior leadership on the floor. Those were words that hi...