Tag Archives: North Bergen

Supporting Latino Startups: Julio’s Café Presto

We’re always on the lookout for Latino entrepreneurs in our area so when we saw  Julio Leiva and Jennifer Arellano, from Cafe Presto at the local farmer’s market earlier today brewing freshly pressed Nicaraguan style coffee we had to give it a try. As we placed our order of cafe con leche and hot waffles with […]

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Paredes Family Meets with Legislative Sponsors: Commemoration Ceremony for “Angelie’s Law”

Six months to the day of losing their little girl, Jairo Paredes and Maylin Hago attended the Commemoration Ceremony with the legislative sponsors of Angelie’s Law bearing their daughter’s name. New Jersey Senators Nick Sacco, Sandra Cunningham, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez, Assemblyman Charles Mainor as well as other local elected officials offered […]

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Angelie’s Law Grants Family Comfort After Tragic Loss

A couple of months ago we wrote about how a community in Hudson County, N.J. rallied behind a young couple who lost their eight-month old baby, Angelie Paredes, to the hands of a distracted jitney bus driver yakking away on his cell. A jitney, or small commuter bus, can circulate in our area unregulated, in […]

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