Casting a vote for kids
Jersey City students lobby to lower the voting age to 16
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mahsjah Imes, a 15-year-old student at P.S. 24 in Jersey City, is on a mission to change the voting age from 18 to 16. Although he hasn’t set a deadline on when he hopes to make the change, he said...
Little bookworms design library cards
9-year-old rejoices in contest victory
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
9 year-old Miles Hymes couldn’t quite process that close to 10,000 library cards with his design are now available at the Hoboken Public Library. “I’m happy,” he said, with vanilla cake in hand. “I...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
Dept. of Environmental Services gets the job done
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Dear Editor: We know that griping and moaning is an art form in Hoboken, but I am writing this letter as a shout out to the hard working employees of the Dept. of Environmental Services who heavy l...
Stop giving away our assets
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Dear Editor: Mayor Fulop said Liberty State Park is a “gem, jewel.(and) what is proposed here will change the character of the park.” The mayor spoke these words at the press conference concerning ...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...
KELLY, KAREN MARIE
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 29 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Karen Marie Kelly of Hoboken. She passed away Jan. 23 at home with her family, completing a four year battle with Stage 4 b...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Washington Street redesign plan redesigned Mile-square residents and business owners have less than three weeks to find out whether a $15 million plan to redesign the city’s main corridor on Washin...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Eat a hearty breakfast and support a good cause on Feb. 14 The Secaucus Fire Department Exempt Ladies’ Auxiliary is holding their sixth annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast event from 8 a.m. to noon on...