Weehawken seniors enjoy Thanksgiving feast
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Thanksgiving came a bit early this year for Weehawken’s senior citizens. At a party on Nov. 15, the township’s elder citizens dined on traditional Thanksgiving fare. A DJ spun records and occasiona...
Air pollution is dangerous to mothers and children
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Dear Editor: Air pollution has been a huge problem in New Jersey for over a great number of decades. All the residents living in New Jersey are still being exposed to all these pollutants regardles...
Ragamuffin Parade
West New York Public School 6 enjoys Halloween celebration
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It’s nearly December, but the images of kids and teachers in their bright Halloween costumes can’t be forgotten. Here are some kindergarteners and teachers who dressed up for the Ragamuffin Parade ...
With a little help from their friends
Hudson County gets behind aid to Ebola-stricken West Africa
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After reading a story in the Hudson Reporter, some local hospitals and businesses have signed on to an effort to send needed supplies to Ebola-stricken West Africa, including the hospital and healt...
‘Please stop smoking’
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Dear Editor: Nowadays on the television we see commercials depicting the horrible after-effects of a lifetime of smoking. Usually they show a man or woman who has a hole in their throat, and must s...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 4
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Dear Editor: The business district of Hoboken is Washington Street. For pedestrians who walk and/or use the bus, shopping is easy. Although many useful retailers have closed along the main drag, we...
Free turkeys!
Town donates more than 500 Thanksgiving meals
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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More than 500 North Bergen residents came to the North Bergen Recreation Center on Monday morning, Nov. 24 to receive donated turkeys, canned goods, trimmings, and ShopRite giftcards. The drive was...
Lead poisoning is preventable
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Dear Editor: Childhood lead poisoning is considered one of the most preventable diseases among young children yet thousands of children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels t...
$14M City Hall Annex to move ahead
Despite objections over cost, approval expected on Dec. 17
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After several months on the back burner, the proposed $14 million City Hall Annex for Martin Luther King Drive will likely be approved by the City Council at the Dec. 17 meeting, over the objection...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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A recent e-book by Hoboken-based children’s author Daniel Errico is making waves online for its unconventional ending—the story features a prototypical dashing knight who decides to live happily ev...