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Jersey City native gets Robert David Peraza Annual Rugby Scholarship

Yueh Ho The Jersey Journal  Jersey City resident Eamonn Matthews always dreamed of being the star player on a collegiate team. During his childhood, he would often picture himself as the star quarterback or a stud baseball player. But in eighth grade, he gave rugby a shot and fell in love with the sport. Matthews […]

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In New York City, Elevators Become an Option in Emergency Evacuations

David W. Dunlap NY Times “In case of fire, use elevators.” It sounds like apostasy, as if a lifetime’s indoctrination had suddenly been invalidated. But it is exactly the instruction that office workers in New York’s tallest skyscrapers may receive in coming years. The Fire, Buildings and City Planning Departments are writing rules to govern […]

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2 non-profits collecting donations to assist families displaced by Rossville fire

Mira Wassef Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Two local charities are asking Staten Islanders to assist the families displaced by the four-alarm fire that ripped through townhouses in Rossville Monday afternoon. The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund has created a Rossville fire fund with the hopes of raising $10,000 to help the six […]

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