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NJCU’s Wosu a model of perseverance and persistence
by Jim Hague
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Chinwe Wosu’s now burgeoning basketball career didn’t exactly come easy. Born and raised in Jersey City, Wosu first started to play around with a basketball at age 5. He played at Liberty Charter A...
Honoring those who served
New veterans’ memorial dedicated in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents gained an attractive park within a park with the official opening of a new $1.1 million veterans’ memorial at the north end of James J. Braddock North Hudson Park on Thursday, Jan. 21. “P...
‘Drone academy’ for JC students
Board of Education discusses new programs, talks about heat in schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Five Jersey City schools will participate in a new program for the study of drone technology. A drone is a small remote controlled flying device that can be used for a number of tasks. The new prog...
Into the blizzard, then gone…
Questions linger after 24-year-old found dead in Hudson River
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Before last Saturday, Jan. 23, Matthew Genovese was just one of the many twentysomething Hoboken residents who could be found heading to catch a bus or meet some friends for dinner. But by the foll...
A letter from Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was proud to be sworn in as a member of the General Assembly to represent my hometown and home county as a representative for the 33rd District of New Jersey in January. But now, the...
Doesn’t make sense
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For seven years now I’ve been conducting a weekly meeting for a vibrant group of visually impaired Hudson County seniors. The group had been funded by the North Hudson Area Agency on A...
Acts of bravery
Police officers cited at Valor Awards Ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Aw...
EVANGELISTA, NICHOLAS JR.
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian Burial was offered Jan. 29 at Holy Rosary Church for Nicholas Evangelista, Jr., 77, of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully on Jan. 23 in Manalapan surrounded by his family. A...
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...