Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
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Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...
Questions about road repair shutdown in NJ
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Dear NJ Assembly and Senate: I recently received a property tax hike for my home in NJ. Taking the economy we live in today, plus the fact that my wife and I live on a fixed income, I was immediate...
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Travel advisory issued for weekend PATH service The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued a travel advisory Thursday Sept. 1 stating that regular weekend PATH service on the 33rd Street ...
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Free 12-week NAMI course for families of those with depression, bipolar The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a free educational, 12-week course for families of individuals dia...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column.) Dear Dr. Norquist: I never see any questions from retired people that addre...
Saint Joseph’s yearly reunion
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Pictured at their yearly reunion are the Saint Joseph’s of West New York High School (county and state ‘70-71’ Champions – football, basketball, swimming, and chess). Most notable (fourth from righ...
Snyder looks to continue new winning ways
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The idea almost seems too unthinkable for words. But here goes: The Snyder High School football team won five games in 2015. Yeah, it’s true. The Tigers went 5-5, the highest win total for the scho...
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Hoboken priest suspended by archdiocese Father Warren Hall, a priest at Saints Peter and Paul Church on Fourth and Hudson Streets in Hoboken, announced Wednesday Aug. 31 via twitter that he had bee...
A celebration of diversity
LGBT Pride festival brought out thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
You didn’t have to be gay to attend this year’s LGBT Pride Festival in Jersey City; in fact, it is likely of the estimated nearly 10,000 people who did attend most likely weren’t. “It was an awesom...
Hoboken City Hall to display 9/11 memorial flag for the month of September
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HOBOKEN -- The city issued a media release on Thursday, Sept. 1 that two 9/11 memorial handprint flags will be displayed at city hall for the month of September in honor of the 15th anniversary of ...