Hop on Pop
North Bergen library hosts Dr. Seuss event encouraging bookworms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library’s Kennedy Branch held its annual Dr. Seuss celebration Feb. 28, the time when Dr. Seuss’s birthday spurs the national Read Across America reading motivation program ...
State of the City (part two)
Fulop gives second address, this time focusing on Ward C/Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra could have described Mayor Steven Fulop’s second 2017 State of the City address as “Déjà vu all over again” – only not quite. After delivering his first speech in ...
‘My heart votes yes but my brain votes no’
127-year-old church may become condos after resolution fails
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
During a three-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday night, the council argued over a resolution for the city to negotiate with the owners of a historic church to keep them from turning it...
It begins with a healthy heart
Housing Authority holds cardiac seminar for seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Neyma Mendez lives with a permanent reminder of what can happen when one’s heart isn’t healthy. She has a scar from her collarbone to her stomach, indicating where doctors cut her to perform quadru...
Youth Court convenes
Inaugural members sworn in
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Students from schools throughout Jersey City were sworn in as members of the Jersey City Youth Court on Feb. 15, marking a new approach to dealing with minor crimes among kids. Youth Court is a pro...
Police are ready for LepreCon
Price tag to patrol pub crawl could be $124,000
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers could pay as much as $124,000 for police officer overtime for the 220 officers who will patrol the streets this Saturday for LepreCon, according to Police Chief Ken Ferrante. Damon Trifel...
CALNEN, STEPHEN
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service will be held in North Arlington in the late spring for Stephen Calnen, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of North Bergen. He died unexpectedly on Nov. 17, 2016 in Oceanside. Born an...
It’s alright to cry
NY Giant Jonathan Casillas shares life stories for ‘Read Across America’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s okay to cry, but you have to get over it, and get on with your life,” said New York Giants linebacker Jonathan Casillas. He talked about success and disappointment during an appearance as the...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...