Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Several events slated to remember civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when many have grave doubts about the future of civil rights in America, local organizations will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man considered by many to be the leader of ...
Zimmer's Vision: more traffic congestion, inaction, non-functioning cameras
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Dear Editor: On Wednesday, Jan. 4, the City of Hoboken distributed an email regarding the rollout of hybrid permit/meter parking zones, as if the yellow curb/red curb wasn't ticket/revenue generati...
KLIMENTOS, COSTAS
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A funeral mass took place Jan. 3 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for Costas Klimentos, 87, of Weehawken, formerly of Cyprus. He passed away Dec. 30. Costas was a senior chanter...
SCOREBOARD
Ram tough
Dickinson wins Kearny tourney despite lack of size
by Jim Hague
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Sean Drennan said that he has become accustomed to the Dickinson High School boys’ basketball roster being filled with players right around six feet tall. “I’m so used to it now,” said Drennan, the...
Motorcycle-loving cop remembered
Union City officer unexpectedly died at home
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, wh...
Looking to meet like minds
North Bergen woman runs events for active seniors, artists, and non-drinkers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen resident Lynn Earley’s presence gives off a sort of “I’ve been there, done that, and you shouldn’t” vibe befitting her 68 years of life. And for good reason. On May 22, 1987, she downe...
The arts are thriving in Hoboken
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Dear Editor: I went to the inaugural performance of OnStage at Stevens. Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performed a virtuosic winter concert before a full house. It was the first of ma...
First annual teachers vs students basketball game
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Pictured are the first annual teachers vs. students basketball game sponsored by “Peer Group” West New York Public School #6 the Blue Jays. Teachers left to right – Elise Geier, Nicole Broncano, Kr...
WILLIAMS, WARREN
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A funeral service took place Jan. 4 at the Old Bergen Church, Jersey City, for Warren Williams “Uncle Tolly”, 72. He passed away Dec. 30 surrounded by his family. Born to the late Ruth and James Wi...