Two officers promoted to sergeant including first Latina
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Detective Cynthia Montero and Investigator Michael Vitali were both promoted to the rank of sergeant on May 20 in a ceremony at North Bergen Town Hall. Montero is the first Latina to...
Hundreds of noise complaints from MetLife Stadium concert
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SECAUCUS – Because of excessive noise levels from the Electric Daisy Carnival held at MetLife Stadium over this past Memorial Day Weekend, the town of Secaucus has issued summonses for 31 complaint...
Jersey City's murder rate spiked from 2012 to 2013, up from 12 to 20
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JERSEY CITY -- The murder rate in Jersey City climbed from 12 to 20 from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics made available early in May by the New Jersey State Police. However, most other areas ...
“Free” Preventive health services for adults under Obamacare
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Most health plans must cover a set of preventive services like shots and screening tests at no cost to you. This includes Marketplace private insurance plans. Free preventive services All Marketpla...
Relay for Life scheduled for this weekend in Bayonne
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Residents and visitors to the city can help in the fight against cancer by participating in Bayonne’s Relay for Life Benefit from Friday, May 30 at 6 p.m. through Saturday, May 31 at 6 a....
Two Hoboken councilwomen co-sponsoring ordinance that would eliminate use of parking boots
May 29, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Two members of the Hoboken City Council will try to overhaul Hoboken’s parking laws next Wednesday by introducing a law that would abolish the city’s use of wheel clamps, commonly known p...
Union City honors Memorial Day
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UNION CITY – The board of commissioners of the City of Union City commemorated Memorial Day on Friday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at War Memorial Plaza, Park Avenue & 46th Street in Union City. Commissioner ...
Embroidery Plaza dedication ceremony
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UNION CITY – The City of Union City, Mayor Brian Stack, and the board of commissioners will hold a dedication ceremony for “Embroidery Plaza” on Friday, May 30 at 6 p.m. on New York Avenue between ...
Is your doctor to busy to listen to you?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a New York Times http://well.blogs.nytimes.com * article reported this vignette. “A close family friend with cancer had gone to see him (a renowned physician) some years back. When the fri...
Hoboken Parking Master Plan public meeting to be held June 11
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Last year, the City of Hoboken hired Arup, a nationally recognized planning firm, to analyze and evaluate the city’s parking situation and prepare a city-wide parking master plan. The ma...