Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Hoboken’s Davis picks up where he left off
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Justin Davis had a sensational junior year for the Hoboken High School basketball team. Davis averaged 21 points and eight rebounds per game for the Redwings, as they rolled all the way to the NJSI...
Boston University graduates, West New York
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Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,645 students in September 2016. Receiving degrees were Regina M. Elkins, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology; Melissa B. Orenstein, Bachelor of Arts i...
BRIEFS
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Give blood in WNY or Hoboken As people travel in winter and are not as available to donate, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help me...
Racism, or just a bad joke?
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Dear Editor: I was enjoying Jim Hague’s “Twins’ pitcher sheds a little Light on Secaucus second graders” before seeing the statement, “Ramchandani is a Yankees fan. This class has to work on gettin...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    My energy level has been low lately and I’m sure I’m feeling the results of aging. I went through menopause two years ago, and decided not to take estrogen (my mom had breast ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Sires sworn in to 115th Congress Rep. Albio Sires was sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Jan. 1. Sires and the entire membership of the House of Representatives stoo...
WILSON, ERIN A
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Funeral services were held Dec. 27 for Erin A. Wilson, 30, of Secaucus. She passed away suddenly on Dec. 22. She was the daughter of Darlene and the late William Wilson. Erin was a lifelong residen...
Skating away
Hoboken’s synthetic rink opens under the Viaduct
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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“It’s like cardboard. I feel like I am in a video game,” said Brendan Waldron, 8, as he skated on Hoboken’s new synthetic “ice” rink under the 14th Street Viaduct. “We got ice skates for Christmas ...