EXTRA INNINGS
One last high school baseball game for Zayas, McDermott
Former Hoboken and St. Anthony coach Matthews named NJSBCA Man of Year
by Jim Hague
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt McDermott wanted one last shot to wear the colors he wore proudly for the last four years. “I loved my time at [St. Peter’s] Prep,” McDermott said. “It was a tough year. We didn’t finish out t...
ZWAIN, HAROLD
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A graveside service took place July 5 at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge for Harold Zwain, 92. He passed away peacefully on July 2. A father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he lived in Jers...
Educating to save our democracy
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Dear Editor: John Dewey, perhaps America’s greatest education philosopher, ought to be a household name. As familiar to average folks as Kim Kardashian is. OK, maybe I’m dreaming a little too big! ...
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States
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Dear Editor: In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin need to be aware that opiates are the main contribu...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist: My fiancée and I differ in how we spend money, and I worry that this will be a problem when we get married. I’ve always saved and tried to spend my money judiciously, whereas she...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Palisades Medical Center announces acting president The Board of Governors for Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center announced on July 6 that Dr. Anthony J. Passannante Jr. has become...
The longest day of the year
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Dear editor: One is always glad to see the longest day of the year (solstice) arrive at last; but a little sad, too, realizing that every day thereafter will get a little shorter, right down to the...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Zillow says Weehawken is the hottest housing market in New Jersey Many New Jersey towns have recovered from the 2008 housing crisis significantly faster than the rest of the state and are even expe...
West New York lawyer files ethics complaint against Governor Christie over 'Beachgate'
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WEST NEW YORK -- A local attorney filed a complaint with the State Ethics Committee this week against Governor Christie, arguing that he unethically used his authority to enjoy Island Beach State P...
County investigation leads to five arrests and large seizure of drugs
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HUDSON COUNTY -- Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that after a three-month investigation, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Task Force arrested five individuals in June...