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Local track stars honored at annual awards dinner
Sad, senseless death of former Prep grid star Griffin
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Elson Smajlaj knew that he had a solid and strong North Bergen girls’ outdoor track and field team this spring. “I knew that this team was going to be good,” said Smajlaj (pronounced as SMILEY ). “...
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...
Big issues on council agenda
Votes to protect small businesses, debates affordable housing, and discusses climate change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a rare sign of independence, last Wednesday the City Council rejected a move by Mayor Steven Fulop to repeal an ordinance that helped protect mom-and-pop stores in downtown Jersey City. Although...
Secaucus goes to the dogs
Hundreds of pooches interact at expo
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Braille, an Australian shepherd, is blind and deaf, but that didn’t stop him from playing the piano a week ago Friday at the World Dog Expo, held in Secaucus through Sunday. Braille was among hundr...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
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Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Annual Green Fair notches over 2,000 attendees North Bergen officials have declared the fourth annual Summer Green and Health Fair an overwhelming success, with more than 2,700 residents and guests...
Osborne bows out of Ward E race
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In a move that surprised nobody, Jersey City Ward E Council member Candice Osborne says she will not seek a second term, clearing the way for a heavy political battle to represent the wealthiest pa...
ZLOTY, ELIZABETH M.
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A funeral service was held June 16 for Elizabeth M. Zloty, 93, of Secaucus. She passed away June 13 at her home. She was born and raised in Jersey City and has resided in Secaucus for the past 62 y...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Secaucus youth and cops participate in Torch Run Secaucus police officers recently gathered for the 34th Annual Special Olympics Torch Run. The faculty, staff, and students of Clarendon Elementary ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    I have food cravings all the time – for chocolate, for burgers at my favorite restaurant, for chips, for wine – the list goes on and on. It happens mostly in the evening, afte...