On education, media, and the future of democracy
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There’s a little known thinking crisis going on in our country. Sometimes called the “dumbing down of America,” it began roughly in the1980s, and, not surprisingly, coincided with a lo...
Young Creators Flock to Makers Day at Library
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Well over 300 kids attended the third annual Makers Day at the uptown library on March 25, exercising their imagination and stretching their skills. The entire downstairs level of the library was t...
Hamlet of Hoboken?
Apr 02, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Anthony “Stick” Romano is running for reelection to his county Board of Freeholders seat. He may also be running for mayor of Hoboken in November, even if he wins the Democratic nomination for free...
The other side of Alexander Hamilton
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In an article “Hamilton on the Hudson” (Weehawken, where Burr killed Hamilton) you quote Jim Furman, one of the visitors to the site: “Hamilton is the father of modern banking. He’s le...
Gov. Christie, please care for those who care for our Wounded Warriors
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Governor Christie has an opportunity to honor the struggles many of our veterans and their families face when they come home. The Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act (S750), is awaiti...
Nimbus Dance Works performance and gala coming to Jersey City's White Eagle Hall
Apr 01, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Nimbus Dance Works, the local dance troupe that focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences, will present ...
Hoboken resident arrested for alleged narcotics possession
Mar 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – On Friday March 31 at 7:30 a.m. the Hoboken Police Department arrested Hoboken resident Alonzo Jeffries, 46, according to a media release from the police department. Jeffries was charged ...
27-year-old fatally shot in Jersey City
Mar 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Terrel Smith, 27, of Jersey City, was pronounced dead of apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the midsection of his body on March 29, according to a press release from Hudson County Pr...
Second suspect arrested in Garfield Avenue murder
Mar 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Dashawn Mixson, wanted in connection with the March 28 murder of DaJour Riley, has been arrested after a two day manhunt, said Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. Mixson, 20, of J...
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Mar 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School may be at risk of closing if unable to raise about $1.5 million by April 24. The reasons include years of declining enrollment (only 76 students enrolled by the February 4 deadli...