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8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Dominican-American Parade of Hudson County 2014

The Dominican-American Parade rolled down Bergenline Avenue starting in North Bergen at noon on Sunday. The parade, attended by thousands of onlookers, proceeded on Bergenline Avenuen throug West New York and ended at 43rd Street in Union City.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, West New York, NJ, Union City, NJ

8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Dominican-American Parade of Hudson County 2014

The Dominican-American Parade rolled down Bergenline Avenue starting in North Begen around noon on Sunday. The parade, attended by thousands of onlookers, proceeded south on Bergenline Avenue through West New York and ended at 43rd Street in Union City.

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Related Topix: West New York, NJ, Union City, NJ

16 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

Jersey Joe' launches new radio show Hudson County native keeps his...

If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the '70s and '80s like "All in the Family," "Soap," and "Mork and Mindy," as bumpers to introductions and advertisements on the talk show, "The Jersey Joe Show." That's because Joe Sangillo, the creator, producer, and host of the show, is a fan of iconic television of that era.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Soap Opera, Charlie's Angels, Celebrities, Farrah Fawcett

17 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

Catching the buzz New documentary from Hoboken-based director...

A new documentary directed by Hoboken resident David Knappe explores the extraordinary characters who are drawn to man's other best friend, the honey bee, including a well-known New York City detective known as "Tony Bees." At a time when thousands of bee colonies are mysteriously dying out, Knappe's film argues that saving the crucial insects from a possible extinction could depend on regular people, even in densely urban areas like Hoboken, discovering the passion to become beekeepers.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Jersey City, NJ

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

Hudson County's changing Jewish landscape Temples merge, move,...

"Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own," said Craig Bassett, president of the board at the temple, last week. Beth El, located at 300 75th St., held its final service in May of this year.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, Cliffside Park, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

NJ.com

Political Insider: Activist shakes up freeholder meeting by...

Jersey City resident April Kruzas cross-examines the Hudson County Board of Freeholders about Mickey McCabe, deputy coordinator of the county Office of Emergency Management, and the relationship the county has with his firm, the Bayonne-based McCabe Ambulance, at Thursday's county meeting. On Thursday evening, the Hudson County Freeholders approved a resolution reappointing Mickey McCabe, owner of a Bayonne-based ambulance service, as the county Office of Emergency Management's deputy coordinator of medical services for a three-year term, starting immediately.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NorthJersey.com

20 N.J. healthcare centers to share $5.5M in Affordable Care Act grants

Twenty healthcare centers in New Jersey will share $5.5 million in Affordable Care Act grants to hire more staff and treat more than 32,000 new patients, the government announced Friday. The largest grant for $500,728 goes to the North Hudson Community Action Corporation which serves patients at clinics in, among other areas, Garfield, Hackensack University Medical Center and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center as well as two clinics affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, said Joan Quigley, president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

$100K bail for Jersey City man charged with robbing deli with laser-sighted BB gun

Marquise Jones, 22, of Jersey City appears in Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey City via video link from the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny. September 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Kearny, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Day care center worker who served bleach is fired

An employee has been fired and a Jersey Center day care center reopened Friday, one day after more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served a mix of water and bleach. The parent company of the Growing Tree Learning II in Jersey City said the center opened after several state and local agencies investigated Thursday's incident.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Hudson Happenings: Top 25 things to do this weekend

Looking for things to do this weekend? Check out today's issue of The Jersey Journal and local newsstands for our Weekend Urge arts and entertainment section . Also, check out our list of things to do and places to see before the summer ends .

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Secaucus, NJ, Union City, NJ, Kearny, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Sentencing of Shiquan Bellamy, Sept. 11, 2014

Mary Mcrea, grandmother of Mileak Richardson, assisted by Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Michael D'Andrea, prepares to speak at the sentencing of Shiquan Bellamy at Hudson County Superior Court in Jersey City on Sept. 11, 2014.

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NJ.com

Emotions run high as convicted Jersey City killer receives three 25-year sentences

Emotions ran high inside a Hudson County courtroom this morning as the 23-year-old Jersey City man convicted of killing a couple returning from their engagement party was sentenced for three additional homicides he pleaded guilty to this summer. Shiquan Bellamy received three concurrent 25 year sentences for the aggravated manslaughters of Lamonte Wright, 20, Lester Thompson, 26, and Mileak Richardson, 17, all of Jersey City.

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The Jersey Journal

Dominican pride will be on display Sunday at North Hudson parade

The parade will start at noon at 79th Street and Bergenline Avenue in North Bergen and then march south on Bergenline through West New York. The parade will end at 43rd Street in Union City.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, West New York, NJ, Union City, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Hudson's assignment judge impatient on building new courthouse

Hudson County Assignment Judge Peter Bariso let his impatience show as the Hudson County Freeholders discussed the purchase of a $9 million parcel of land on the block where the new county justice complex is to be built. "I am confused why this county does not believe it can get the property; nothing is stopping the county from getting the property on that block," Bariso said of the block to be acquired to replace the outdated and inadequate Hudson County Administration Building in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Health centers in Hudson, Bergen counties make 'contingency plans' for work stoppages

Four health centers in Hudson and Bergen counties are preparing for a series of three-day strikes their workers announced earlier this week on the heels of a five-month contract negotiation stalemate. Alaris Health nursing homes in Jersey City, Union City, Guttenberg and Rochelle Park have begun to "implement contingency plans" in response to the work stoppage threats from 1199SEIU, the union that represents some 450 workers and caregivers at the four centers.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Guttenberg, NJ, Rochelle Park, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Alaris Health Vigil

Nursing home workers with the 1199S SEIU held a vigil outside of the Alaris Health at Castle Hill in Union City on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 six days before the caregivers at four Alaris facilities in Hudson and Bergen counties will begin a series of 3-day strikes.

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Related Topix: Union City, NJ

The Paramus Post

Hackensack University Health Network Welcomes Palisades Medical Center as a Full Member of the ...

Hackensack University Health Network is pleased to announce Palisades Medical Center will be joining its Network as a full member; marked by a formal Letter of Intent signing ceremony today. This LOI is expected to lead to a definitive agreement between the two organizations in the coming months.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, Mountainside, NJ

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Finding faith in an unlikely spot - the Pulaski Skyway

I loathe traffic jams and will drive extra miles just to avoid inching interminably along a road. With the temporary closing of the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway, there are more traffic jams getting into Jersey City, though not the traffic Armageddon anticipated.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Broadway, NJ

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Jersey Journal

WWI family treasures found during basement cleanout in Jersey City

This summer marked the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. It also marked the summer of trying to clear out our aunt's house in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

NJ.com

5 things you need to know today in Hudson County, Sept. 3, 2014

A crowd of over 100 teachers who had planned on holding a protest at Bayonne City Hall last night were surprised to hear that a five-year contract agreement was reached between their union representatives and the Board of Education just hours before they arrived.

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Related Topix: West New York, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Lottery

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