Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
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Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
2nd Home Adult Medical Day Care host a successful mini fair
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Nurses from 2nd Home Adult Medical Day Care at Palisade Avenue in Union City, NJ. participated in a mini fair on September 20,2014. It was sponsored by the Secaucus Public Library in Secaucus, NJ. ...
HoLa is not ‘under attack’
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Dear Editor: I am writing in response to recent letters regarding “attacks” or “shutting down Hola”. No one is trying to “shut down Hola”! In fact, the Hoboken Public School District has lived toge...
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Funeral services took place Dec. 11 at Mt Pisgah AME Church, Jersey City, for Oscar Jerome Phillips, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 29. He was the fourth child of Henry and Edith Phillips....
Tough losses in title games for Lions, Friars
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While the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep celebrated a victory in their NJSIAA state title game, Hudson County’s other two state football finalists, namely Lincoln and St. Anthony, were not as fortun...
A bed, a shower, and a plate of hope
Hoboken Shelter does a lot for homeless in small space
by Carlo Davis
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Depending on what hour of the day you arrive, the Hoboken Shelter could be a drop-in center, soup kitchen, classroom, or dormitory. Like the city it proudly serves, the shelter strives to satisfy e...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
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Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
Eating and technology
Weehawken Girl Scouts learn a variety of skills
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Weehawken Girl Scout Troops 12933 and 12779 have been busy. They recently traveled to Branch Brook Park Roller Rink in Newark to participate in a special Girl Scout program called Stemtastic. The g...
Targeting sex crimes
PD cracks down on prostitution
by Art Schwartz
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Prostitutes and their patrons had better have second thoughts about using Secaucus as their base of operations. Several months ago, Acting Police Chief John Cerny of the Secaucus P.D. launched an i...
Watching the river flow
Song recalls couple’s 90-year love affair with Hudson River
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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At age 85, Catherine Portman-Laux decided to write a song. But not just any song. As a self-proclaimed “river rat” and lifelong lover of the waterways, she opted two years ago to make her first com...