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To the Editor: A few years ago, there was a national scandal called "Watergate." For your young readers (thank your teacher), there is no need to rehash details. This is mentioned because two prominent questions...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne native graduates from Marines boot camp A graduation ceremony was held at Pariss Island, South Carolina for 360 new Marines completing boot camp, eight of which became naturalized American citizens. Private First Class German...


Hudson County CASA seeks volunteers The Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is seeking new advocates to help local foster children find safe, permanent homes. There will be an upcoming information session at...

‘My heart votes yes but my brain votes no’

During a three-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday night, the council argued over a resolution for the city to negotiate with the owners of a historic church to keep them from turning it...

State of the City (part two)

New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra could have described Mayor Steven Fulop’s second 2017 State of the City address as “Déjà vu all over again” – only not quite. After delivering his first speech in...

Hop on Pop

The North Bergen Public Library’s Kennedy Branch held its annual Dr. Seuss celebration Feb. 28, the time when Dr. Seuss’s birthday spurs the national Read Across America reading motivation program in schools. Mayor Nicholas...

Police are ready for LepreCon

Taxpayers could pay as much as $124,000 for police officer overtime for the 220 officers who will patrol the streets this Saturday for LepreCon, according to Police Chief Ken Ferrante. Damon Trifeletti, CEO of...

Youth Court convenes

Students from schools throughout Jersey City were sworn in as members of the Jersey City Youth Court on Feb. 15, marking a new approach to dealing with minor crimes among kids. Youth Court is a...

It begins with a healthy heart

Neyma Mendez lives with a permanent reminder of what can happen when one’s heart isn’t healthy. She has a scar from her collarbone to her stomach, indicating where doctors cut her to perform quadruple...

Hoboken’s archives need more room

The Hoboken Historical Museum has a lofty goal – to raise $100,000 for a new research and storage facility. The museum, at 12th and Hudson streets, hopes to secure an additional 3,000 square feet...
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