Help the shelter! PERC’s annual gala dinner is fast approaching
May 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- The Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) is holding their annual fundraising dinner, “An Evening of Hope,” on Wednesday, May 21 at the Waterside Restaurant in North Ber...
Choosing Wisely: Technology to help you make a list of questions to ask your doctor
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To get the most benefit out of a visit to your doctor, you should prepare beforehand! It really pays off to write down your questions in advance. Now there are resources available to help you get r...
Memorial grows in park for popular hot dog vendor
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Jaime Vallejo, 56, sold hot dogs in Columbus Park, across from Hoboken High School, for 30 years. Sometimes, he let needy students have his dogs free or at lower cost, friends said. Last...
City of Hoboken will refund $20 to each of 3,200 drivers who were towed, back to Dec. 2012
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HOBOKEN -- The city of Hoboken said in a Star-Ledger article Monday morning that it will be giving refunds to up to 3,200 drivers who may have received improper charges from being towed, going back...
New analysis fails to identify clear net benefit of annual mammography screening.
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Just as with cholesterol screening, blood pressure metrics, and the PSA quagmire – there is now a debate on annual mammography screening. Recently a New England Journal of Medicine NEJM said “We ha...
Hammerle celebrates 100th birthday
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Gladys Hammerle of Secaucus, aunt of the late Frank Schmitt of Secaucus, celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday April 19, 2014 at a dinner in a near-by restaurant attended by her family. Gladys was...
CAMPANILE, ANTHONY V.
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held May 7 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Anthony V. Campanile, 82, of Newton, formerly of Hoboken and Jersey City. He passed away May 3 at the Bristol Glenn Nursing Ho...
DeMARIO, ANN
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place May 2 at the dePaul Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy RCC, Jersey City, for Ann DeMario, 84. She died April 26 at the Jersey City Medical Center. Born in Jersey City to the late J...
Not all seniors play bingo
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There was a time when Hoboken had a lot of different activities for the senior citizens, besides bingo. There was knitting, crocheting and horticultural classes at the Senior Center. T...
DE RUVO, FRANK PAUL
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A liturgy of Christian burial was performed May 2 at St Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Frank Paul De Ruvo of Hoboken, 63. He passed away April 29 at Hoboken University Medical Center after a brief...