Scrap the Braddock park school plan
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: 15 years ago the North Bergen BOE scrapped plans to build a high school in Braddock Park after a referendum showed many citizens were against it. Deceptively, officials violated NJ DEP...
'First In Math'
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Suntex, an online program designed to help children become better critical thinkers and reinforce a range of math skills from addition to complex algebra, presents a 'First In Math' award each year...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
(Dr. Norquist is away for training this week. We are re-running a letter published earlier in this column .) Dear Dr. Norquist: Lately I’ve been really frustrated and down on myself. I keep getting...
Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced that the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday, July 25. From 2 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday...
Hundreds in Hoboken bring their instruments to try to break world record
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Hundreds of adults and children came to Sinatra Park in Hoboken on Thursday night where Guitar Bar hosted the annual attempt to break the world record for the most people playing Bob Dyla...
Bayonne Bridge to close most of weekend
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced that the Bayonne Bridge will close for most of the July 24 to 26 weekend to accommodate ongoing construction work on the “Raise the R...
Meadowlands hotel surcharge falls short of expectations
Jul 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
MEADOWLANDS – When tax sharing was eliminated earlier this year, the intention was for a new 3 percent surcharge on hotels in the Meadowlands to take up the slack. So far that hasn’t happened, with...
Meadowland Hospital fined $92K for not providing timely annual financial reports
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center has been fined $92,000 by the state for failing to provide annual financial reports for 2012 and 2013 in a timely manner. The hospital was sold in 201...
16 year old boy dies as result of being shot
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced on July 24 that the 16 year old shot on July 22 in Jersey City has died from his injuries. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 22, Jer...
Summer movies at Bayonne library series continues
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Free Public Library and Cultural Center continues its free summer movie series. The films are shown Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in the Mary E. O’Connor Gallery on the second floor of...