Shoring up their base
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County legislators have jumped into the “sanctuary city” movement with both feet. This is a safe move politically for many of the municipalities, such as Jersey City, Union City, and West Ne...
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...
Police: Hoboken teen shooting victim was childhood friend of attackers; 3 lbs. of pot found in apt.
Feb 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- At a community meeting with the police chief and county prosecutor in the Hoboken Housing Authority projects on Monday, the prosecutor revealed more details in the Jan. 24 shooting death...
Car slides on city road...and then into light rail train in Jersey City
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JERSEY CITY -- Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service was suspended in both directions between Harsimus Cove and Newport in Jersey City on Saturday morning when a vehicle apparently couldn't stop on an i...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
Feb 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan and Business Administrator Leo Smith visited the NJ Assembly’s Education Committee in Hackensack on Wednesday, February 1 to present the Bayonne School District...
Carting firm coming early Friday to pick up garbage and missed recycling in Bayonne
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BAYONNE – Suburban Disposal, Bayonne’s carting contractor, will come to Bayonne beginning at 3 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, for regular garbage pickups and to pick up any recycling that was missed on T...
103-year-old ex-Secaucus Mayor Paul Amico dies; took town from pig farms to living/shopping mecca
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SECAUCUS -- Former Secaucus Mayor Paul Amico, 103, has died. The mayor from 1963 to his political retirement in 1990, he won an unprecedented 14 elections. He was credited for helping the town make...
Do you want to build a snowman? Schools closed in Hudson County; buses running; 8 in. expected
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HUDSON COUNTY -- Due to a winter storm that may drop up to 8 inches of snow on Hudson County today (Thursday), schools in the area are closed. Public schools in Bayonne, Gutenberg, Hoboken, Jersey ...
EDITOR’S LETTER BLP
Triumphing Over Tragedy
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Tara Ryazansky’s cover story is about some of our Bayonne neighbors who have transcended horrible personal tragedies by giving back to the community. In this issue we salute Margaret Abrams, Pam O’...
Accidental Activists
Turning unspeakable tragedies into forces for good
by Tara Ryazansky
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Pam O’Donnell walks the baseball field with her daughter Ali and their new dog, Peanut. Stephen R. Gregg Park means a lot to her family. She often circles the bases, talking to her husband and reme...