Taking a stand against prejudice
Jersey City High Schools hold commencement ceremonies with a common theme
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
For students graduating from the various high schools throughout Jersey City, 2016 has become a historic year. In many ways, top students at these schools have better embraced the uncertain future ...
Superintendent of schools defends ‘selfies’
79 Weehawken graduates say goodbye
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
National Selfie Day was on Tuesday, and Weehawken High School’s 76th graduating class received their diplomas on Wednesday night. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Zywicki was convinced this pro...
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A funeral mass offered June 11 at St. Lawrence Church for Nicholas Patrick Cerbasi 84, of Union City. He passed away June 7 at Holy Name Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Union City and was a...
Red Wing Class of 2016 takes flight
125 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of decorated graduation caps filled the JFK stadium’s football field as Hoboken High School said goodbye to 125 seniors on Thursday night. Before the diplomas were handed out, Principal Robin...
A helping hand
Jersey City girl guided by a volunteer ‘Big Sis’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Some things are meant to be. This is a lesson that Laura Febo of Hoboken learned when she became big sister to a Jersey City girl named Laisha. The Big Brother/Big Sister non-profit charity tries t...
103 new condos on the river
Officials celebrate latest phases of expanding Port Imperial development
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing in front of 103 newly finished waterfront condos that are part of the two-mile long Port Imperial development in Weehawken, Mayor Richard Turner joined township officials June 14 both to c...
‘Dream big and dream often’
812 graduate from UC High School; 390 from WNY’s Memorial
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight hundred and twelve students graduated from Union City High School in a ceremony on Tuesday. Then, on Thursday, after press time, Memorial High School in West New York held its ceremony for 39...
Many Airbnb hosts are in violation
UC landlords complain about proposed penalties for short-term rentals
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Board of Commissioners passed a law in December of 2015 banning residents from renting out their properties to other people for fewer than 31 days (a practice for which people use si...
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A funeral mass was offered June 24 at St John Nepomucene Church for Robert H. Clark, Jr. 64, of Guttenberg. He passed away June 19. He was a retired postal clerk with the North Bergen Post Office. ...
Raising the flag of respect
Union City holds vigil and LGBTQ Pride Month ceremony
by Jesse Shramenko
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City Mayor Brian P. Stack, the Board of Commissioners, and distinguished guests held a flag-raising ceremony and vigil for the Orlando shooting victims in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month on Tuesda...