New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
TASTY TIDBITS
Former Giant Cruz pays visit to Union City High
Updates on Romano, Spina; new North Bergen softball coach
by Jim Hague
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More than 200 kids were dancing and prancing their way on the Union City High School field last week, going through a series of football drills, with a famous football star observing and monitoring...
Refugees need our love and support
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Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner resigns According to council documents, Dana Wefer of the Hoboken Housing Authority’s board of commissioners is resigning from her post. “This letter is to in...
Up for grabs in Hoboken
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Physics tells us: nature abhors a vacuum. Over the last two weeks since Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer declared she will not seek reelection in November, we learned politics also abhors a vacuum as well...
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...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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PATH system to see increase in ridership due to Amtrak upgrades NJ Transit announced an adjusted travel plan in spring for commuters to and from Penn Station as Amtrak will be repairing tracks from...
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
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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...
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! ...
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...