When your kid’s teacher is a monster
Students learn important safety tips from police, firefighters, Elmo
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know the various ways children display stress immediately after a disaster? Or how important it is for a child to know his or her address and full name? During the PSEG and Sesame Workshop ...
These vets had to fight for respect
At 43rd anniversary of end of Vietnam conflict, local towns pay tribute
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Even 43 years after the conclusion of the war in Vietnam, many veterans still have a stinging memory of their return. The war often elicited bad feelings that Americans inappropriately dumped on th...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...
Filmmaker Frank Gigante receives recognition award
Mayor of Andria, Italy, honors film that celebrates life in the Puglia region
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken filmmaker Frank Gigante recently received a recognition award on behalf of the Mayor of Andria, in the Puglia region of Italy, for sharing a film based on local traditions and culture on we...
Prep looks to defend county title after dream season
Myrlak gets hole-in-one in Houston
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The Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep had a baseball season to remember in 2015, tying the school record for victories in a year (26) and returning to the local top of the heap by winning the Ed “Faa” ...
Remembering those two little words
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Unfortunately too many times in life we forget to say those two little words, thank you. So today, I want to take the time to do just that. Recently, the city and the Hoboken American ...
Thinking outside the box
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: One ignored source of revenue for the Port Authority is to sell naming rights for airports, train stations, bridges, tunnels, etc. sports teams see the great opportunity for the naming...
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Selma Lopatkin Silver, wife of the late Stanley Silver, passed away on Sunday, April 3 in Hoboken and was laid to rest on Monday, April 4 at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Iselin. Selma was born in Hoboke...
Valuable leftovers
Local moving companies donate left-behind food to the poor
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For Ashley George, a public relations specialist in Jersey City, the idea that moving companies might donate food to local food banks made sense. Many people throw out a good deal of stuff when the...
Celebrating spring
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Dear Editor: After another winter of severe snowstorms and floods, I looked forward to balmy weather and blooming flowers. Hundreds of communities welcome spring with an observance of Great America...