BRIEFS
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer employment application period extended The West New York Division of Recreation has announced a three-week extension for applying to the 2016 Summer Employment Program until Friday, May 27. ...
Stepping back from the brink
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The war between northern and southern New Jersey took another ill turn for Hudson County when State Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto failed to put forth his bill on the Atlantic City bailout. Politi...
Cutting taxes on retirement income can help so many struggling NJ retirees
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Secure retirement is out of reach for many New Jersey residents and income taxes on retirement benefits makes this problem worse. We should not be penalizing people for planning for a ...
Fracking response
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In a May 1 letter to the North Bergen Reporter, Paula Rogovin, a representative of Break Free announced plans to bus demonstrators to Albany to protest against the use of "train bombs"...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: My life is in a rut and I’m not sure what to do to change it. I’m bored with my life. I’m stuck at a job that pays my bills, but provides little satisfaction. My friendships are ...
Rubbermaid on the waterfront: EDA okays $27M incentive for Newell Brands to create Hoboken HQ
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Newell Brands has announced plans to consolidate a number of its entities at a 99,975-square-foot global headquarters in Hoboken after the state Economic Development Authority voted Frida...
Help get Mohamed off the street
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Tito Garcia is a barber and owner at TG Hair Studio in Cliffside Park. For the past four years he and his friends have been going to Hoboken on a weekly basis to feed the less fortunate. ...
Celebrating 25 years of Traveling Shakespeare
May 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Thanks to theater pioneers like Joseph Papp, outdoor Shakespeare has become as much of a summer staple as barbeques and trips down the Shore. This year the Hudson Shakespeare Company ...
Ramchal pleads guilty; will resign as councilman
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Councilman Khemraj "Chico" Ramchal pleaded guilty Thursday to charges arising from a 2015 drunken driving arrest. As part of a plea deal to avoid jail time, he will resign his council...
Iron Monkey supports pet adoption with a cocktails & craft beer party
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Whether you’re a cat person or a dog person, you know how important it is that every pet finds a good home. That’s why the Iron Monkey, 99 Greene St., Jersey City, is teaming up with ...