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The 41st Annual Hispanic Parade rocks Bergenline Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaring horns, cheering crowds, brightly dressed dancers and loud music filled Bergenline Avenue on Oct. 2, as thousands of people line the street through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, a...
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NB’s Noguera overcomes the toughest of odds
Battles crippling disease by running at Rutgers-Newark
by Jim Hague
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that Giovanna Noguera loves sports. “Ever since I was young, I played sports,” Noguera said. “I played soccer, basketball, softball. I wasn’t very good, but I played. I was also...
College student from Jersey City to attend the Republican National Convention with class
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Several Quinnipiac University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that only comes around once every four years, and for some, only once in a lifetime. As part of a two-week seminar prog...
Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
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Dancing, live music, food in four-day event at Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and residents enjoyed rides, food, and live music over the Columbus Day weekend from Friday to Tuesday at James Braddock Park as part of the Hudson County Fair. For the first time at the f...
EVERETT, GEORGE M.
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A mass of Christian burial was held Oct. 8 St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for George M. Everett, 63, of Jersey City. He passed away Oct. 4. George served as a police officer of the Jersey City P...
Eight candidates fight for three spots
WNY school board election slated for Nov. 8
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three spots in West New York’s Nov. 8 Board of Education race. They include two slates – the Children First slate, backed by Mayor Felix Roque, and Save Our Schools...
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Dancing, live music, food in four-day event at Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and residents enjoyed rides, food, and live music over the Columbus Day weekend from Friday to Tuesday at James Braddock Park as part of the Hudson County Fair. For the first time at the f...
Light rail stops likely to be added in JC, NB, Bergen County
Agreement on gas tax should fuel rail expansion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...
Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...