Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...
Opt out of state tests, or not?
School board allows students to say no
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Board of Education adopted a policy on Feb. 19 that will allow students – with parental approval – to opt out of stringent new state tests that measure academic progress. Schools Su...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
RE/MAX Infinity opens Secaucus office
Formerly known as Empire Realty Group Meadowlands
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Gonnelli, Sonia Andriani, Rhoda Traum and Irene Szeglin have announced the grand opening of their new RE/MAX office, RE/MAX Infinity. Formerly known as Empire Realty Group Meadowlands, the ...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
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North Bergen native Rodriguez’s aspiring boxing career
Jersey City mourns loss of Gordon; Lucas’ book website
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The aspiring professional boxing career of Julian Rodriguez continues to ascend, when the 20-year-old North Bergen native fights as the headliner on a card Feb. 28 in the Tampa Sun Dome in a junior...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 7
Feb 22, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Did you know that bike use is rising among the young, falling amongst children (parents drive them everywhere), and skyrocketing among the fastest growing 60-79 age group?! Today, with...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...