BRIEFS
May 03, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
WNY hires five new police officers The West New York Police Department hired five new officers to join the department by June 2015, in a ceremony on April 22 attended by Mayor Felix E. Roque, the W...
Sick days save companies money later
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In New Jersey, 1.2 million workers do not have the ability to earn sick days. Earned sick days can reduce emergency room visits, saving $1.1 billion a year nationally. Parents with pai...
Positive story in a tough campaign season
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is campaign season here in North Bergen complete with mudslinging and attack ads filling up our mailboxes and newspapers. It is often difficult to decipher what is true. In this sea...
Wiley wins his day in court
May 03, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
An old political maxim says, “Never run in an election you can avoid.” This means that if you can convince the opposing candidate not to run or find a way to invalidate him or her, do it. Unfortuna...
Thousands enjoy warm weather at Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival
May 02, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf led a strong showing at this year’s spring Arts & Music Festival, which featured over 20 musical performers and nine blocks of food, art, and other fun. The event ...
Shredding events upcoming, beginning May 2 in North Bergen
May 02, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Hudson County residents are invited to have personal confidential and/or sensitive documents shredded at a free, on-site, mobile paper-shredding event in the parking lot at James J. ...
EXCLUSIVE: Baseball Hall of Fame may come to Hoboken
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken already has a plaque on 11th Street commemorating the location of the first baseball game to be played under the rules that form the basis of the modern sport. Now a group of pri...
Hoboken Mayor Zimmer stands by claims against Christie after federal indictments hit Bridgegate officials
May 01, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN — After U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman on Friday handed down indictments for two officials involved in the Bridgegate scandal, but none in relation to Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s claims that Lt...
High Tech scores big in 2015 National Spanish Exams
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – High Tech High School students of Spanish, levels I and II, scored exemplarily in the 2015 National Spanish Exam (NSE), sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish ...
UPDATE: Major developments in Chris Christie ‘Bridgegate’ scandal
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
David Wildstein, former Port Authority official and a high-school friend of Gov. Christopher Christie, pleaded guilty to fraud and “conspiracy against civil rights,” on May 1, according to publishe...