BRIEFS
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Student Summer Meal Program kicks off in Union City New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and USDA Food and Nutrition Service Deputy Regional Administrator Diana Limbacher helped se...
The Torch has a torch for his old seat
Jul 19, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Reports suggest that former U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli (known as “The Torch”) may want to regain his seat if Sen. Robert Menendez steps down as a result of federal charges filed against him. Torri...
No hope
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Ron Lowe (Letters, June 28) wants to convince us that we'll be better off electing a Democrat, rather than a Republican, for president in 2016. Really? Well, according to Ralph Nader a...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I do not feel as though I am enjoying life the way I could or should be. I’m going through the motions, not really living. I have a great family and great friends, yet I tend to ...
Zimmer cuts ribbon on exhibit
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the hob’art collective gallery at the Monroe Center for the Arts. The mayor is pictured here with hob’art president Liz Co...
Jersey City man gets 10 years for selling weapons
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Bernardo Guzman, 26, of Jersey City, was sentenced this week to 120 months in prison for selling 33 firearms to a confidential informant, said U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Guzman, ...
Hudson County director of corrections to retire
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Hudson County Director of Corrections Oscar Aviles will retire as of Aug. 1, said Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise Deputy Director of Corrections Tish Nalls will succeed him. Aviles, 49, served 2...
Site of 'that maple syrup smell' to close NB office
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Frutarom, a manufacturer of flavors and ingredients for food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, is closing its office in North Bergen, according to nj.com. The company will lay off 50 ...
NB twins join attempt to break Guinness World Record
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Identical twins Victoria and Emily Rodriguez were among 173 sets of twins (and a few triplets) that rode tandem bicycles in NYC’s Central Park on Wednesday, July 15 in an attempt to ...