Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
Happy birthday, Ol’ Blue Eyes
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: December 12, 1915: On what would have been his 99th birthday, I want to pay homage to Frank Sinatra, the man who gave us so many years of first class entertainment via radio, TV, perso...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
This is a repeat of a previously published column . Dear Dr. Norquist: There are some things I would like to do to be healthier but I can’t seem to get myself to do them. I’d love to cook healthy m...
The negative effects of rolling reassessments
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I learned at the Wednesday Nov. 12 meeting that there is a state law that forbids reassessing individual properties upon sale. Laws usually come into being at the request of some const...
Holiday Autism-Friendly Day being held for county
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY AND BEYOND – Kerry Magro, an adult on the autism spectrum and a national speaker, will be hosting Autism-Friendly Day at Santa’s Elf Factory on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...
Waste, errors in health care remain huge issues, experts agree
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a Politico article http://www.politico.com * noted: “Despite health care industry concerns about wasteful and unnecessary care, it’s nearly impossible for patients to overrule their doctor...
Harlem Globetrotters visit Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Marli Vogel-Gelfand, Director of Children Services at Jersey City Medical Center - Barnabas Health and children watched in amazement as Corey "Thunder" Law of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters ...
Cityscapes art show to open Friday, Dec. 12
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The opening night of “Appel and Friends,” an art showcase of cityscapes, landscapes, and more, will be Friday, Dec. 12 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bee’s Art Studio, 914 Broadway, by 44th Street....
Fundraiser on Friday for family of hit-and-run victim
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY – A fundraiser will be held at on Friday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 10 p.m. at Angelo’s Café, 4215 Park Ave. for the Viruet family. Brothers Michael, 20, and Adrian, 11, were walking home from a...
School board: charter school payments higher than expected
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—The city’s public school district must give more money than originally anticipated to local charter schools for the 2014-15 school year, district business administrator William Moffitt said...