The secret struggles of fathers
Local author is among memoirists in ‘Dads Behaving Dadly’ book
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
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Former Jersey City resident Lorne Jaffe experienced moments of terror as a stay-at-home dad after his daughter Sienna was born two years ago. Having grown up battling anxiety and depression, he had...
Can you dance?
Local professional team up with school for the blind in a moving program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Blind, disabled, sight-impaired or special needs, students of St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in Jersey City got their chance to dance on June 6 as part of a special program called “Cosmic Moves....
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken bartender enters ring as professional MMA fighter
Roberts earns berths with Sixers and Heat summer league
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Katlyn Chookagian spends most of her time working as a bartender at Lulu’s, the nightclub inside the W Hotel in Hoboken. Four days a week, you’ll find Chookagian mixing cocktails at the popular bar...
Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...
What’s the right number?
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Dear Editor: How few does a group of people have to be not to matter? How many do they have to number in order to be recognized and respected by state officials? A substantial minority of people in...
When you go to the beach
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Dear Editor: This summer don’t forget the sun screen. Also, don’t forget the young men that when to the beaches of Normandy, France some 70 years ago. They didn’t go with sun screen to sunbathe on ...
Staying on the path to discovery
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Dear Editor: Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. has co-sponsored legislation in support of Alzheimer’s disease research funding to benefit over 5 million Americans. More recently, he has joined many of ...
Support the CARE Act
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Dear Editor: More than one million New Jersey residents are caring for an aging parent or loved one, helping them to live independently in their own homes. Family caregivers have a huge responsibil...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Tax relief for NB, Secaucus as state funds Meadowlands Tax Sharing Program The newly-signed state budget includes $7.3 million in direct property tax relief for several Hudson and Bergen county mun...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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concert in Weehawken Summer Concerts on the Hudson will present a one-night-only concert with astounding musicians from South America, Europe, and Africa on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Renowned Co...