Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Praise for the ABLE Act
Jan 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed an...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter published earlier in this column.) Dear Dr. Norquist:    Lately I’ve been really frustrated and down on myself. I keep ...
Former Bayonne resident to appear on TV show
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE –Bayonne native Joseph Chiovera will be featured on a Food Network program on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 8 p.m. The new season of the network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games: Family Style” will include a seg...
Man sought for homicide of shelter resident in Jersey City
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Hudson County Acting Prosecutor Gaetano T. Gregory said on Jan. 2 that an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with Friday’s apparent homicide of Jose Rodriguez, age 51. On T...
Mayor Davis to swear in Kopacz at county reorg meeting
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Mayor James Davis announced on Friday, Jan. 2 that he will be swearing in Freeholder-elect Kenneth Kopacz at the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders reorganization meeting on Monday...
Port Authority announces Bayonne Bridge closures and traffic holds
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced Bayonne Bridge closures and traffic holds for the first full week of the new year. On Monday, Jan. 5, Tuesday, Jan. 6, Wednesday,...
Hidden fees mean some patients pay for hospitals they don't use
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Press of Atlantic City article http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com * noted: “Linda Talotta thought it was a mistake when she received two several-hundred-dollar hospital bills in the mail...
UPDATE: Residents displaced by fire on Willow Avenue in Hoboken; two firefighters treated
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A three-alarm fire on the 900 block of Willow Avenue displaced the residents of six apartments on Thursday night, according to Fire Chief Richard Blohm. The entire Hoboken Fire Departmen...
First storm of 2015? Snow, wind, and rain predicted for this weekend
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Expect rain, wind, and snow on and off Saturday afternoon through Sunday, particularly overnight, Accuweather says in their latest prediction. However, they don't predict much of a...