Cuba, open or closed?
Local residents, officials voice their views on renewed U.S. relations
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter correspondent
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
President Barack Obama and his family recently returned from a three-day trip to Cuba, the first visit to the Communist nation by a sitting president in 88 years. The president met with Cuban Presi...
Public input needed for future changes to Washington Street
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: At the Feb. 17 City Council meeting, Hoboken businesses had their day. United in their worries regarding the ‘Complete Streets’ Redesign for Washington Street, they voiced their concer...
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Funeral services were held March 26 at Metropolitan AME Zion Church, Jersey City, for Marvin Phoenix of Jersey City. He passed away March 17. He was the father of Gregory and Valerie Phoenix, Andre...
Memorial’s return to greatness
by Jim Hague
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For many years, Memorial High School in West New York produced some of the fastest long distance runners in the state and featured the most feared baseball program around. Locally and even in the s...
These vets had to fight for respect
At 43rd anniversary of end of Vietnam conflict, local towns pay tribute
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Even 43 years after the conclusion of the war in Vietnam, many veterans still have a stinging memory of their return. The war often elicited bad feelings that Americans inappropriately dumped on th...
State funded pre-K: free for all?
Bill seeks to expand program – thriving in Hoboken – to 100 school districts
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 03, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-one school districts in New Jersey, including Hoboken, currently receive state funds for free pre-K 3 and 4 programs in the public schools. Now, some legislators hope to increase the number ...
Hudson County residents honored as Berkeley College School of Health studies pin graduates
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The Berkeley College School of Health Studies recently conducted a pinning ceremony to honor graduates entering the fields of Practical Nursing and Patient Care Technology. Residents of Hudson Coun...
Criticizing ‘State of the City’
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Dear Editor: Mayor Fulop rather boldly announced that “we are winning the fight against crime here in Jersey City” when he presented his 2016 State of the City Address on Wednesday, March 16. Unfor...
Bayonne bees to the rescue
Carpentry class builds hives for beekeeper organization
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When beehives in the Meadowlands were vandalized, one of the members of the North East New Jersey Beekeepers Association (NENJBA) reached out to PSE&G, hoping that the company had video cameras tha...
More than a new name
Palisades Medical Center joins Hackensack University Health Network
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a merger likely to change the health care landscape of Hudson County and beyond, Palisades Medical Center officially has become a member of the Hackensack University Health Network. PMC, which w...