Homeless in the high-rise shadows
Activists connect poverty and hunger to war
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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On the Sunday after Donald Trump announced that the United States will send more troops to fight in Afghanistan, members of the Jersey City Peace Movement held a rally in Journal Square. Although n...
Officials should prepare now for spread of gentrification
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Dear Editor: The residents of Hudson County are at a crossroads. Gentrification began in Hoboken in the 1980s and is now traveling into other communities, but presently it is most noticeable in Jer...
KELTY, KEVIN JOSEPH
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A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 2 at St. Dominic’s RC Church, Brick Township, for Kevin “Peanut” Joseph Kelty, 47, of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 29 at Bayonne Medical Center surrounded by...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
Secaucus looks to return to winning ways
by Jim Hague
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The Secaucus High School football program had fallen on tough times over the last three years. Once a staple of the NJSIAA Group I playoffs, the Patriots suffered severely, winning only five times ...
Offshore wind missing from NJ energy mix
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Dear Editor: The coastal breezes are just as strong in both states, yet today Rhode Island is harnessing wind power to generate clean electricity while New Jersey has only generated hot air. In 201...
Snyder looks to build on playoff season
by Jim Hague
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The Snyder High School football team enjoyed a season to remember in 2016, winning five games and qualifying for the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group III playoffs, the first postseason berth fo...
Hoboken will be too close to call
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Now that the candidates have finally filed for the November municipal elections, Hoboken and Jersey City have become races to watch. Both promise possible significant changes of philosophies, and p...
Educating to save our democracy
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Dear Editor: John Dewey, perhaps America’s greatest education philosopher, ought to be a household name. As familiar to average folks as Kim Kardashian is. OK, maybe I’m dreaming a little too big! ...
Drug Education/Rehabilitation
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Dear Editor: Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones wh...