Food, fun, and fighting crime
In weeks before school, kids celebrate night out
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The 35th annual National Night Out events returned to West New York and Union City on Tuesday, Aug. 7, an observance across the country intended to improve relations between community police and re...
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Funeral services have been held for Raymond F. Colbert, 95, of West New York. He passed away Aug. 11. Born in Paris, France, Raymond enlisted in the United States Army during World War II (1942 -19...
Commissioners approve 10-space parking lot
Also at meeting: new EMS ambulance unveiled
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Commissioners took another step to improve North Bergen’s parking situation at their Aug. 15 meeting, passing a resolution authorizing the Parking Authority to operate and manage a 10-...
The stamp man cometh
Hoboken installs new postmaster
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s newest postmaster, Emad Attaalla, understands why his job is important. “A single mother who doesn’t have any money with a brother in California could have her brother put a money order i...
Redwings, Walker try to right wrongs of a year ago
by Jim Hague
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For a while there last season, the head coaching thing looked pretty easy for Keeon Walker . The former Hoboken High School All-State running back and standout Syracuse University defensive back to...
School board rescinds food service contract
Facing lawsuit threat and possible federal probe, it’s a do-over
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
Faced with the threat of a lawsuit by one of the rejected bidders and a possible investigation by the federal government, the Jersey City Board of Education voted at a special meeting on Aug. 22 to...
A lovely lost
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Words cannot convey How simply beautiful you were in every way Miss you, Mother; wish you were still here a generous lady, so sweet and so dear. Love and happiness you gave to others, ...
Hudson Catholic looks to improve over tough 2017 campaign
by Jim Hague
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Catholic football team was enjoying a solid season a year ago, winning four of their first six games. For all intents and purposes, it looked like a typical campaign orchestrated by the ...
They’re making a movie
Young students undertake webcasts to fund their film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When the students from The Ethical Community Charter School (TECCS) in Jersey City gathered on stage for a special webcast, the goal was to sell a certain number of rain ponchos in a 15-minute peri...
The doc who saved premature babies – via the World’s Fair
Resident and author Dawn Raffel talks about her book ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Couney’
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident and author Dawn Raffel released her fifth book, “The Strange Case of Dr. Couney,” in July, and the nonfiction tale is already winning rave reviews and was named on the New York Tim...