BRIEFS
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist junior receives firsthand look into the world of medicine For 16-year-old Nicole Caceres of Marist, a nine-day conference on medicine in New York was a life-changing experience. After being ...
In athletics, public and private high schools should be separate
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I recently read a letter from Sen. Nicholas J. Sacco (D - 32nd District) regarding solutions to private and public high school recruitment controversies. I found this letter to be ve...
Long Waits for Doctors' Appointments Have Become the Norm
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a New York Times article http://www.nytimes.com * noted: “ONE small consolation of our high-priced health care system — our $2.7 trillion collective medical bill — has been the notion that...
Slain NYPD officers honored at Hoboken police promotion ceremony
Dec 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The targeted killing of two police officers in Brooklyn on Dec. 20 lent a somber air to an otherwise celebratory moment, the promotion of three supervisors in the Hoboken Police Department this pas...
Weather update: Rain all day on Christmas Eve
Dec 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- The latest weather report for this week predicts rain on Wednesday with few times of relief, and some wind, although not as bad as initially forecast. It will be warm, though, with...
Defining What ‘Defined Contributions’ Means For Work-Based Health Insurance
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Washington Post article http://www.washingtonpost.com asked: ”What if employers started giving workers a chunk of cash to buy health insurance on their own instead of offering them a cha...
Keeping cops safe
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Director of Public Safety Shea described the murder of two New York City cops as a cowardly act. He said the killings, which strongly resembled a similar incident in Jersey City last su...
Christmas season continues with concert at St. Andrew’s
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- The choirs of St. Andrew the Apostle and St. Mary Star of the Sea churches will be performing holiday music on Sunday, Dec. 28 at 3 p.m. at St Andrew’s, Broadway at 4th Street. Under the...
No garbage pick-up in Bayonne on Christmas Day
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – There will be no garbage or recycling pick-ups in Bayonne on Thursday, Dec. 25, the city has announced. City officials asked residents and businesses to hold back their refuse until their...
Big Data Treasure Trove From Routine Medical Checkups
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend