Taking the lead
Hudson County man is named president of the NYC Council of Boy Scouts
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
While he can’t remember how to tie some of the knots he could as a kid, and doesn’t camp out the way he used to when he was a young Boy Scout, Richard Mason of Hoboken still retains some of the bas...
Filmmaker Frank Gigante receives recognition award
Mayor of Andria, Italy, honors film that celebrates life in the Puglia region
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Hoboken filmmaker Frank Gigante recently received a recognition award on behalf of the Mayor of Andria, in the Puglia region of Italy, for sharing a film based on local traditions and culture on we...
Celebrating spring
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: After another winter of severe snowstorms and floods, I looked forward to balmy weather and blooming flowers. Hundreds of communities welcome spring with an observance of Great America...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep looks to defend county title after dream season
Myrlak gets hole-in-one in Houston
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The Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep had a baseball season to remember in 2015, tying the school record for victories in a year (26) and returning to the local top of the heap by winning the Ed “Faa” ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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5th Annual Irish Cultural Festival will be May 21   The city has scheduled its fifth annual Hoboken Irish Cultural Festival for Saturday, May 21. The festival, in collaboration between the city and...
Alzheimer’s Disease: We can’t stop now
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Dear Editor: This past December, following actions by Congress, President Obama enacted into law the largest Alzheimer’s policy victory in at least a generation. An increase of more than $350 milli...
The gears of the political machine engage
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary rock and roll band The Rolling Stones have a song called “Tumbling Dice,” which should have been the theme song of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HDCO). In a presidential ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist:    I am in a relationship that is bad for me, and I can’t seem to leave it. I’m embarrassed to say it, but my boyfriend puts me down and yells at me every day, yet when I think o...
Thinking outside the box
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DEAR EDITOR: One ignored source of revenue for the Port Authority is to sell naming rights for airports, train stations, bridges, tunnels, etc. sports teams see the great opportunity for the naming...