PATH changes are bad idea
Local officials react to possible cut of service, other recommendations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
After vetoing legislation that would have started the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on the road to reform, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Christopher Christie issued recommendations that ha...
Homeless population is much bigger than officials thought
Freeholders to do independent survey, and seek solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Information collected from local homeless shelters and programs shows that Hudson County’s homeless population may be much higher than what was determined in a survey conducted this past January. T...
Praise for the ABLE Act
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Dear Editor: When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed an...
Commuters are hogging all the parking spaces
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Dear Editor: I just sent a letter to the Parking Authority of Weehawken. We have an issue here with people dumping their cars and jumping on the bus and then having no parking for the local residen...
Cerny and the mayor
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Dear Editor: While discussing the recent “war” about to take place between acting Secaucus Police Chief John Cerny and Mayor Gonnelli, I remembered an episode I had with both of them. Permit me to ...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
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Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hands of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any...
Prep basketball team moves on after exodus
New coach Mirabel knows the challenges of basically new team
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Alex Mirabel knew exactly what he was getting into, when he decided to take over the ravaged St. Peter’s Prep basketball team. The 31-year-old Mirabel, the former assistant coach at Prep, was eleva...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
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Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
TOMASZEWSKI, MADELINE V.
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A funeral mass was performed Dec. 26 at St. John the Baptist Church for Madeline V. Tomaszewski, 85, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away Dec. 21. She worked at both Tippy’s II in No...
VELTRE, ANITA D.
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Funeral services took place Dec. 29 for Anita D. Veltre, 78, of Parlin, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Dec. 24. Anita lived most her life in Jersey City and moved to Parlin in 2006. She w...