Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...
Addressing the needs of people with disabilities
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As the signing of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th Anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental achievement and the paths it has opened up,...
Questions about road repair shutdown in NJ
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear NJ Assembly and Senate: I recently received a property tax hike for my home in NJ. Taking the economy we live in today, plus the fact that my wife and I live on a fixed income, I was immediate...
Saint Joseph’s yearly reunion
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Pictured at their yearly reunion are the Saint Joseph’s of West New York High School (county and state ‘70-71’ Champions – football, basketball, swimming, and chess). Most notable (fourth from righ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column.) Dear Dr. Norquist: I never see any questions from retired people that addre...
A celebration of diversity
LGBT Pride festival brought out thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
You didn’t have to be gay to attend this year’s LGBT Pride Festival in Jersey City; in fact, it is likely of the estimated nearly 10,000 people who did attend most likely weren’t. “It was an awesom...
Hoboken City Hall to display 9/11 memorial flag for the month of September
Sep 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The city issued a media release on Thursday, Sept. 1 that two 9/11 memorial handprint flags will be displayed at city hall for the month of September in honor of the 15th anniversary of ...
Officials celebrate Harbor Deepening Navigation Program
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and lawmakers came together for a ceremony celebrating the completion of the $2.1 billion M...
Travel advisory issued for weekend PATH service
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued a travel advisory Thursday Sept. 1 stating that regular weekend PATH service on the 33rd Street line would be temporarily restored for Labor Day...
Body found near MLK Drive light rail station
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- A NJ Transit Police spokesperson confirmed that an adult male body was found alongside of the tracks of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail station near Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey C...