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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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Distracted Driving Awareness: Take the Pledge

By Victoria Cepeda According to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention , the use of cell phones while driving is higher in the U.S. than any of the European nations it was compared to. 69 percent of surveyed U.S. drivers ages 18-64 said that they had talked on their cell phone while driving within the […]

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