Local political protest
Area activists demonstrate in Jersey City on day of Trump inaugural
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A steady, heavy drizzle did not discourage the dozens of demonstrators who came out in Jersey City on Jan. 20, timing their march down Newark Avenue from Journal Square to City Hall to coincide wit...
Their boots were made for marching
14 buses of local women (and some men) head to DC to advocate for civil rights
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 12 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dolla...
Coming to northwest: Temporary park!
Will include sand volleyball, BBQ, mini golf, parking spots
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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This summer, the city intends to open a temporary “pop-up park,” which could include a sand volleyball court, BBQ and picnic space, and a community garden. There will also be a parking lot nearby. ...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
Their boots were made for marching
14 buses of local women (and some men) head to DC to advocate for civil rights
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 12 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dolla...
Drug education and rehabilitation
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The use of Naloxone can save a life. Naloxone, also known as Narcan is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory sy...
Why does a public street get shut down for a private school
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Dear Editor: Why is it that 7th Street between Madison and Monroe, a public street, gets shut down during the day for a private school? Especially when the school has a blacktopped area behind thei...
TASTY TIDBITS
McNair laments over inequality of HCIAL format
Noteworthy basketball achievements; passing of Earls; track prowess
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This season, the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League decided to scrap a two-division format and clump all of the league’s teams in one division. Such a move was thoroughly unfair to a sma...
Lincoln remembered
Association of Jersey City will commemorate birthday on Feb. 12
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it’s not well known, Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, visited Jersey City three times. And on April 24, 1865, after his assassination, Lincoln’s funeral procession pau...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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City Council to vote Wednesday on using eminent domain for bigger park The City Council will decide at its Feb. 1 meeting whether to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire land currently ow...