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George I. Alden Trust Grant Awarded to Felician University

RUTHERFORD, NJ – Felician University President James Crawford, III proudly announced on Tuesday that the George I. Alden Trust has awarded Felician University a $15,000 grant to establish the School of Business and Information Sciences Bloomberg Finance Lab.

The award, made at the December Alden Trust meeting, is in acceptance of Felician University’s proposal to transform the ...

Hundreds Gather for Farewell to Popular Hudson County Sheriff's Officer

January 6, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Hudson County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Matthew Vogel, whom Sheriff Frank Schillari called an "icon," was laid to rest Tuesday at Crest Haven Cemetery in Clifton.

Hundreds of police officers from across the region joined Vogel's family and friends to honor the popular law enforcement official's more than 20-years of service to the ...

New Jersey Mother of 4 Dies of COVID-19 Three Weeks After Giving Birth

January 16, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 37-year-old Somerville woman who gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago has died of COVID-19 complications without ever having the chance to hold her newborn, according to family and friends.

Michelle Stani, also had an 11-month-old daughter, Jordan, a son Noah, 4 and her oldest daughter Samantha, 19.

Described as "a beautiful soul - so strong and ...

Test Taker Beware: NJ Attorney General Issues Warnings Over Price Gouging of At-Home COVID Tests

NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the Omicron variant.

Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning letters to businesses whose prices for COVID-19 test kits have ...

Legislation Inspired by Death of 12-Year-Old New Jersey Girl Now Law

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further thanks to a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Inspired by Mallory Rose Grossman, a 12-year-old Rockaway student who committed suicide in 2017, the bipartisan legislation (S-1790), sponsored by Senators Joe Pennacchio ...

Solia Purchasers to Reap Significant Financial Benefit from Unprecedented Tax Cut

January 13, 2022

North Bergen Township’s comparatively high tax rate was recently reduced creating a real savings in property taxes for new home buyers. Since Solaia’s inception, the rate was essentially lowered from 2.11% to 1.97% of purchase price — making it one of the most competitive with other communities along New Jersey’s Hudson River Gold Coast.

North Bergen’s new tax ...

Reader Opinion: 'Yes' Vote Gives Students Opportunities

January 14, 2022

 Hello, I am a hardworking and devoted single mother and part of what they call the low income community. I never get involved in conversations like this, but I am sharing my thoughts about how amazing Hoboken Schools are. The Yes vote is important.

I have a younger son in 1st grade in Connors and an older son in 7th grade at HMS. I also work for the district at Wallace. I have taught in ...

Reader Opinion: What Else can $500 a Year Can Get You?

I’d like to weigh in on the Hoboken High School Referendum, hopefully bringing a new perspective to voters. I have lived in Hoboken for 12 years and I have heard increasingly good things about our public school system. I have no doubts about the quality of the education, especially for motivated students with dedicated parents. However, many high schoolers are being left behind, a problem ...

Reader Opinion: A 'No' Vote is a Call for Collaboration

I’m Jerome Abernathy.  My wife Jan and I have lived in Hoboken since 1991. Our two children were born and raised here, we’re active in our community, and we care deeply about education.

The Hoboken Board of Education has scheduled a special referendum on Jan. 25th where we will be asked to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to allow the BOE to raise $241 million of ...

Reader Opinion: 'Listen to the Experts' on New School Vote

I am an architect here in NJ. I spent my formative years learning the trade in the Hillier K-12 Design Studio. I have worked on many public schools throughout New Jersey and a few in New York. I do not know anyone on the Hoboken Board of Education, and I am not writing on their behalf. My son is a 3rd grader in a Hoboken charter school, and my ex-wife lives in Hoboken, though I am now a ...

Reader Opinion: A 'No' Vote is not Anti-Education

When we turned the page on the brutal 2020 presidential election I thought we would see people being more civilized and less polarized, but here we are again. 

This time the venue is our own city that is so polarized over a situation that has been masterminded in secrecy over the past two years!  

The elected officials of Hoboken along with the Board of Education (BOE) ...

Guest Column: January 6 Attack a ‘Terrifying Moment’

A year ago today, our democracy was attacked by a violent mob inspired by the former President and his lies about the 2020 election. The former President has had an entire year to take responsibility for his actions, yet he has chosen to continue to lie to his supporters. As a nation, I believe that we must have a full understanding of what happened on and ...


Jul 4, 1929 - Dec 12, 2021
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