JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Man drowns in Lincoln Park pond A man, whose name has yet to be released, died after being found in the Lincoln Park pond on Oct. 12. He was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was prono...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist:    I have been in a horrible relationship for six years. This guy and I have a 1 ½ year old daughter. We are both unhappy and have both decided that I will be moving out on my ow...
Volunteer tax return preparers needed in Essex and Hudson counties
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Dear Editor: Tax-Aide is a nationwide program of the IRS and AARP, which provides tax return preparation services, particularly for low income taxpayers and the elderly. In Essex and Hudson Countie...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Gluten free, allergy free expo this weekend A “Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo” will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus. Attende...
Hudson County driving
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Dear Editor: After living in Union City for the past 10 years and crossing the Heights through Union City and North Bergen twice a day to commute to my job in Bergen County, I have learned the rule...
NJ Transit reopens all tracks except 5 and 6 in Hoboken train terminal this week
Oct 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- NJ TRANSIT will begin reopening tracks on Monday morning that have been closed since the deadly train accident on Sept. 29. The following is their press release: Starting Monday, October...
Man who lost finger in Hoboken train crash files intent to sue
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HOBOKEN -- Sheldon Kest, 66, of Tenafly, was injured and lost part of his finger during the Hoboken terminal crash. On Tuesday, he filed a notice of his intent to sue. Kest's lawyers announced the ...
State legislators advocate for Positive Train Control
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
STATEWIDE -- On Friday, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker wrote a letter on behalf of the New Jersey delegation supporting New Jersey Transit’s (NJT) request for federal funding to advance...
BREAKING: Graffiti on Muslim Community Center in Bayonne includes hate speech and name 'Donald Trump'
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BAYONNE -- The Muslim Community Center on Avenue C and 27th Street was vandalized Thursday night. Multiple racist and hateful vulgarities and one "Donald Trump" tag appeared on the facade of the ce...
Jersey City boy struck and killed by a bus on Kennedy Boulevard
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JERSEY CITY -- George Gonzalez, an 11-year-old boy, was struck by a commuter bus on Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City on Friday morning. He was pronounced dead at 11 a.m., according to Hudson County...