Future of bar crawls, and the parade
Officials and residents react to calmer ‘LepreCon’
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
After city officials said that last weekend’s annual St. Patrick’s-themed bar crawls were calmer than previous years, a city spokesman said the city is still not considering bringing back the St. P...
AVERSA, ANTHONY
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered March 5 at St. Anthony Church for Anthony Aversa, 88, of North Bergen. He passed away March 1. He was born in Torca, Italy and lived most of life in North Bergen. He was ...
Political war brewing over county exec seat
Fulop, Stack, Bhalla, Roque call for change in county leadership
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
A whole year ahead of the primary to select candidates for the 2019 Hudson County Executive election, a number of prominent elected officials publicly called for a change of leadership. “Today, we ...
GAUGHRAN, JAMES F.
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Funeral services were held March 8 for James F. Gaughran, 74, of North Bergen. He passed away March 5. An Army veteran of Vietnam, he was a retired worker at the North Bergen M.U.A. He was the husb...
‘Speed roommate-ing’ comes to JC
Website to hold meetup event for those with room to spare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
A lot has changed since the days when people used to put up posters on telephone poles seeking roommates to share their rent in Jersey City. Young people often need to share a room or apartment in ...
North Bergen increases school security
Also supports impending national student walkout
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen school officials are working on plans to place an armed police officer in every public school, according to Mayor Nicholas Sacco. The plan comes after a gunman at a Parkland, Fla. high...
GROSSI, JOSEPH A.
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A memorial mass will be announced for Joseph A. Grossi, 66 of Hoboken. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home March 2. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Koelsch), his sons Jo...
Protecting kids
Secaucus responds to Fla. school shooting, upcoming protests
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus officials have been discussing how to handle an upcoming walkout planned by students around the country on March 14, mean to encourage Congress to pass gun control legislation. High school...
A partial victory for immigrant rights
Hudson County agrees not to flag prisoners for ICE
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone expected Hudson County to stop dealing with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), they were disappointed last week. Immigration rights activists opposing the Trump administra...
LYLE, MARIANNE
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A funeral mass was held March 6 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Marianne Lyle, 74 of Secaucus. She passed away Feb. 28 at the Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Hoboken t...