JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City hires 30 new cops Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced this weeek the hiring of 30 new police recruits who entered the academy on Dec. 1, bringing the size of the department to 922 officers ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last day to donate to annual toy drive Dec. 19 If you are a family in need of a meal or toys for the holiday, contact Aimee at 201-392-0229 or afocaraccio@northbergen.org. To donate toys, they can ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Free vaccines for Secaucus residents Dec. 5 North Hudson Community Action will be at the Senior Center on Monday, Dec. 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. to provide free vaccinations to Secaucus residents....
The great deceiver dies
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 1968, a year before I joined the U.S. Army, the real test of being a legitimate left-wing radical was whether you went to Cuba. A number of people I knew through Abbie Hoffman’s runaway cen...
Racism, or just a bad joke?
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was enjoying Jim Hague’s “Twins’ pitcher sheds a little Light on Secaucus second graders” before seeing the statement, “Ramchandani is a Yankees fan. This class has to work on gettin...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Prep’s Portorreal a two-sport threat
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s safe to say that Jorge Portorreal was a late bloomer when it comes to sports. In fact, Portorreal is such a latecomer to athletics that he almost never arrived. He’s such a late bloomer that t...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested for grabbing woman’s buttocks in elevator Bellville resident Jose Melendez age 39 was arrested Nov. 30 and charged with criminal sexual contact. According to a release from the Hoboken...
The other side of Alexander Hamilton
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an Oct. 9 article “Hamilton on the Hudson” (Weehawken, where Burr killed Hamilton) you quote Jim Furman, one of the visitors to the site: “Hamilton is the father of modern banking. ...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The seemingly endless quest for a settlement of the teachers’ contract was complicated last week when William Blanchard, a math teacher at Bayonne High School, sent out a letter to union members as...
EDITOR’S LETTER 07030
‘Happening Place’
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On August 20, the Wall Street Journal ran a full-page story in the “Open House Saturday” real-estate section. The headline was “Hoboken is a Happening Place: Mile Square City appeals to young profe...