Snow day
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A snowstorm started early Thursday morning and dumped more than 8 inches on Hudson County before stopping around noon. The Hoboken public schools were closed for the day, but bravely reopened at th...
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A funeral service took place Feb. 9 for Patrick O'Connor, 38. He passed away Feb. 6 at home. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Jersey City until moving to Forked River three years ago. Patrick had w...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
Zimmer, Trump, and the future of flood control
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Dear Editor: Our mayor has a fondness for the Rebuild By Design program which I agree, if implemented, represents Hoboken’s best opportunity to safeguard ourselves against future weather disasters....
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
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The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
A place for homeless veterans
American Legion needs to raise $1.2M for new five-story post
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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In April, there will be an empty space at 308 Second St. where American Legion Post 107 now stands. It’s not disbanding, but rather expanding after demolition. Their new building will contain five ...
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A funeral mass took place Feb. 8 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Joseph F. Spiekermann, 68, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Secaucus. He passed away Feb. 3 at the Ocean Medical Center...
Lincoln gridder Bethea a true hero
But there’s a lesson to be learned, as in everything
by Jim Hague
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This is the incredible tale of a brave youngster, a rising football player who lived the day to save his family, then made a silly move that almost cost him his life. Jai’el Bethea was out with fri...
Everybody’s a star
Artistic characters come out for annual Snowball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The 2017 version of Art House Productions’ annual Snow Ball was a moment to remember. Organizers said the turnout of several hundred people was larger than any previous year. At the event, Christin...
You’re a good play, Charlie Brown
Mile Square Theater shines in production that’s not just for kids
by Jeff Kreisler
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There are some things that just make you feel really, really good, no matter what else is happening in your life or in the world. Mile Square Theatre’s production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brow...