Deflating the governor
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was always of the belief that some people get into politics for all the right reasons. Some want to help their community, some may want to right certain wrongs and some just want to ...
Who’s minding the store?
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As chairman of the Republican Governors Association .Governor Christie has recently traveled to Texas, Florida and Illinois to raise money for G.O.P. candidates. Sadly not a single can...
CVS Caremark pulling tobacco products - a public health game-changer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the past 30 years, I've fought for lung health with the American Lung Association. Our organization has been a leader in the battle against tobacco, which is the leading cause of p...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
PERC fundraising ‘Dine to Donate’ night at Houlihan’s in Weehawken Support the Palisades Emergency Residence Corp. (PERC) on Tuesday, March 4. Dine at Houlihan’s between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. that nigh...
Hoboken street cleaning resumes Monday, Feb. 24
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – In Hoboken, street cleaning enforcement will resume on Monday, Feb. 24, according to a press release from the city. They said, “Please move vehicles from parking lanes during posted stree...
Lawmakers push to consider casino gambling in the Meadowlands
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
MEADOWLANDS -- A New Jersey Assembly panel met Thursday to discuss the possibility of expanding casino gambling to the Meadowlands sports complex in East Rutherford. The issue was discussed but not...
EXCLUSIVE: Hoboken Mayor Zimmer says NJ Transit declined to give her public document; agency wants to build train stop across from Rockefeller Group property
Feb 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, who made national headlines when she accused members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration of threatening to withhold Sandy aid from the city unless she sheph...
North Bergen Public Library main branch temporarily closed after snow damage
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – The North Bergen Free Public Library’s Main Branch has been forced to temporarily close due to damage caused by heavy snow on the building’s roof. The branch has been closed since Tu...
Mayor Smith commissions pothole ‘brigade’; hotline to report them established
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Mayor Mark Smith has announced a local initiative to identify and fill potholes on city streets. “Harsh winter conditions, snow removal operations, and de-icing chemicals have taken their...