Cuban flag-raising in Union City on Sept. 5
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY – Mayor Brian Stack and the board of commissioners announce that the City of Union City will hold a flag-raising ceremony in honor of the La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, Cuba’s Patron...
Someone hasn't claimed their $1M Powerball prize, sold in NB
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NORTH BERGEN – If you purchased last year’s Powerball ticket worth $1 million, you have until Sept. 18 to claim your prize. The ticket was sold at Convenience Express on River Road in North Bergen ...
Church feast to include procession with statue of Mary
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SECAUCUS – The Immaculate Conception Church (ICC) Feast will be held in Buchmuller Park from Thursday, Sept. 4 to Sunday, Sept. 7. The hours are from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 2 to 1...
In Tune with June!
by June Sturz
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I was not interested in seeing "Kinky Boots," the successful Broadway musical that won six Tonys. Admittedly, I’m not into quirky, aberrant, eccentric shows and I assumed that "Kinky Boots" with th...
In Tune with June!
by June Sturz
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When I was starting high school (yes, I can remember that far back!) my darling Aunt Rosie gave me and her daughter, Shirley, a five-year diary. As she handed it to us she said that her Shirley wou...
In Tune with June!
by June Sturz
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Some years ago when I was teaching at Bayonne’s Adult Evening School I’d start the first day of class by going around the room and asking each student how he felt about his first name. It got inter...
What’s the difference between nonprofit and for-profit hospitals?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
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Almost a dozen not-for-profit hospitals in New Jersey have been bought by for-profit companies. The debate is on I n New York and Connecticut where for-profit ownership is basically “prohibited.” A...
Local artist Ray Arcadio exhibits new work in solo show
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – North Bergen artist Ray Arcadio will exhibit new work at his solo art exhibit “SHAPE UP” at Gia Gelato & Café located on 281 Newark Ave., Jersey City. An opening reception will be hel...
The Daily Beast cites High Tech among the best high schools in the nation
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The Daily Beast has ranked High Tech High School one of the top 100 high schools in the United States, according to their recent survey, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, principal of High Tech. Hi...
Audit the books!
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To the Editor: During a mayoral debate at the Knights of Columbus in 2010, Mr. Mark Smith was furnished with a thick three-ring binder of debating points, and would often refer to them when emphasi...