NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Boy Scouts of America removes ban on transgender boys Several months after Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus removed a transgender boy, 8-year-old Joe Maldonado, from their group, the Boy Scouts have s...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Weehawken’s Padron following in brother’s footsteps
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Brayan Padron didn’t have to look far to find inspiration as an athlete. All he had to do was look inside his living room. That’s because Padron, the Weehawken senior multi-sport star, is the stepb...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    I was in a minor car accident last month. There were no injuries, so I consider myself very fortunate. I was going through an intersection, when another car ran a red light, a...
Doctor Michael Conti Way
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Dear Editor: It was some 43 years ago that we actively worked on a petition drive in Jersey City to name P.S. Number 5 and a portion of Fourth Street in honor of Doctor Michael Conti. Our committee...
Don’t mess with Cunningham
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A telephone poll conducted in Jersey City and Bayonne in mid-January was apparently paid for by South Jersey political boss George Norcross in an attempt to evaluate state Sen. Sandra Cunningham ’s...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Jersey City student suffers apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound A student at Whitney M. Young Jr. School No. 15 was shot in the leg on Jan. 31 after he left school. He returned to the school and ...
VACCARI, MARY R.
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Funeral services were held Feb. 2 for Mary R. Vaccari, 83. She passed away Jan. 29 at Hoboken University Medical Center. Mary was a lifelong resident of Union City. She worked as a telephone operat...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Condo association wins settlement against eminent domain The North Hudson Sewerage Authority has been ordered to pay more than $5 million to the Maxwell Place Condominium Association. The ruling ca...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
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Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra’s birthday
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Dear Editor: For the December 11 edition my annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra's birthday December 12th continues. His legions of fans include Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, big band s...