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New county freeholders, clerk sworn in at inauguration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
Two new Hudson County freeholders and a new county clerk were sworn in at the annual inauguration ceremony at Jersey City's Hudson County Administration Annex, Jan. 11. The nine-member Hudson Count...
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested in Union City for allegedly sexually assaulting 10-year-old The Union City Police Department arrested a 31-year-old man on Jan. 13 for alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl the ...
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 9 at St. Anthony Church, Union City, for Frank J. Schreiber, 82, of Union City. He passed away Jan. 3, at CarePoint Health, Hoboken, surrounded by his family. Born i...
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
County’s homeless hotline AGAIN doesn’t pick up when we call – days after homeless man freezes to death in portable potty Eight days after construction workers in Union City found a homeless man’s ...
On speaking, thinking, and the future of democracy
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Kudos to Sean Parker and Chamath Palihapitiya, two social media bigwigs who just blew the whistle on how their industry is destroying society. They ought to be short-listed for the 201...
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken School District uses proven intervention to increase graduation rate The Weehawken Township School District has reduced its dropout rate to almost zero, thanks to a proven set of tiered i...
When women were in charge
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear editor: (Re: Rachel Hodes, Hoboken Democratic Committee, on sexual harassment of women, Dec. 10) Remember Time magazine's annual Man Of The Year? In those days, only men made history. But in 2...
Mental health, discipline and guidance awareness
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This was a 17 year old teen who made the conscientious decision to steal an 8 year old child's sneakers. When the teen couldn't get the sneakers from the boy at school, the teen took i...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: My brother has struggled his whole life with addiction to alcohol. So did my father (and my father’s mother). It runs in our family. I have to be watchful myself about how much I...
Murphy gets sworn in as governor
Jan 21, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Will Rogers once said, “I don’t belong to an organized party, I’m a Democrat.” New Jersey Democrats appeared to live up to this irony in the waning days of GOP Gov. Christopher Christie , as downst...