Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run June 9,  Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw Avenue, dropped to one knee, a...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...
A book publisher, author, and new Hobokenite
Jason Pinter releases his political thriller novel this Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Pinter, a novelist and new Hoboken resident who runs an independent publishing company, will release his sixth thriller novel this Monday, June 26, entitled The Castle. The book – which he sa...
BRIEFS
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York, Union City would more school aid in proposed formula The West New York school district would gain an additional $1.7 million in state aid to education, a 1.8 percent increase, if the...
Goodbye Hoboken, hello Trenton?
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer became the talk of Hudson County on Tuesday with her last-minute decision not to seek reelection. Zimmer has already denied in media accounts that she will be taking a cab...
Donald Trump is too interesting to be the president
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As dean of the newly established University of Hope (partly fictional, and partly real: at least as a concept), I’d like to award Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate in philosophy.  For h...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Council President Campos found guilty of fraud Thursday Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced in a press release that a federal jury...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Nimbus Dance Works fundraises for new move Facing an Aug. 31 deadline to identify a new home, Nimbus Dance Works announces that the organization, one of Jersey City’s largest professional arts non-...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
  Dear Dr. Norquist:    I am a caregiver to my seriously ill longtime partner. He has been ill for a long time and has been critically ill on a number of occasions. He is currently out of the hospi...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
W eehawken HS Capstone students present original Research to NJ Ed Commissioner and board A group of Weehawken High School students who are participating in a unique college readiness research prog...