‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
The U.S.A. is not a fascist country
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Dear Editor: Before and after President Trump became our president, in some segments of the country I saw media images of some protesters with signs likening President Trump to Hitler or that our n...
A celebration of color
Hindu ceremony welcomes spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A part of the Hindu celebration of phagwah or holi has its roots in the belief that Krishna was born with a blue face due to being poisoned, so the tradition of throwing colored powder on each othe...
Can’t get your birth certificate locally?
Legislators will attempt to rectify situation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author (and former Weehawken resident) Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los ...
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Prep poised to make a run at baseball “three-peat”
North Bergen softball rests hopes on unproven hurler
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Peter’s Prep has won the last two Ed “Faa” Ford Memorial Hudson County Baseball Tournaments. There’s nothing to be said that the Marauders can’t win a third straight title. Right, Coach Pat Lag...
Another candidate drops out of governor’s race
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Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Hoboken Housing Authority chair Dana Wefer now have something in common – both have decided not to run for governor this year. Wefer, a lifelong Democrat, shocked...
The passion runs deep
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Dear Editor: As the banks and churches of Hoboken gradually disappear under the guise of luxury condos, I am comforted to know that at least two buildings that house the library and City Hall shoul...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Oritani Bank collecting donations for Union City fire victims The Oritani Bank branch at 4200 Bergenline Ave. will be collecting and matching donations to assist the victims of the fire in Union Ci...
BRIEFS
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ICE officials grant Union City man extension on deportation order Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials granted a Union City resident a 60-day extension on his deportation order Frida...