Random acts of violence
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Dear Editor: I am deeply saddened by the mass shooting that took place in Orlando, Florida at a gay nightclub. This most recent act is considered to be one of the worst shootings in American histor...
Scott to chair policy committee
President and CEO of JCMC selected to panel for America’s Essential Hospitals
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Joseph F. Scott, who serves as the president and CEO of Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been asked to chair the national policy committee of America’s Essential Hosp...
TRAINA, ANTHONY F.
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A funeral mass was held July 1 at Our Lady of Mercy Church for Anthony F. Traina, 68. He died June 27 at Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark. A lifelong Jersey City resident, he was the son of the l...
Lang returns to Sioux City
Mendez shipped to Spokane for Class A assignment
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At the end of the 2015 professional baseball season, former St. Peter’s Prep standout Mike Lang didn’t know if he was ready to hang up the spikes and glove forever and get on with the rest of his l...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Hoboken council to consider 30-year abatement deal with developer that includes givebacks At its next meeting on Wednesday, July 6, the City Council will consider a 30-year PILOT (Payment In Lieu o...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Jersey City Heights will get 24-hour bus service Mayor Steven M. Fulop and NJ Transit officials announced last week expanded and improved service for the No. 119 bus that provides transportation fr...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Jitney driver found not guilty in crash that killed infant After a jitney accident caused the death of a baby girl from North Bergen in 2013, the driver of the vehicle has been found not guilty. On...
Time to stop unfair out of network medical bills
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Dear Editor: The Out of Network Transparency Act, which will be up for a vote in the New Jersey Legislature soon, would help protect us from surprise medical bills. It would crack down on unfair me...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column ) Dear Dr. Norquist: I have a neighbor who talks about me to the other people...
Those who would be mayor?
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The signs started cropping up around Jersey City more than a month ago: “Look for Boggiano in 2017.” Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano reportedly will be running for mayor in 2017, part of a full ...