City exempts certain areas from ‘500-foot rule’ for bars
Also at council meeting: Residents speak about Dry Dock petition
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Into the real world
Memorial HS graduates 424 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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West New York’s Memorial High School graduated 424 students at Coviello Field June 22. The valedictorian (first in the class) was Giselle Martinez, and salutatorian (second in the class) was Jennif...
GEHLER, ANN B.
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Funeral services were offered July 7 at St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoboken for Ann B. Gehler, 84. She passed away July 1 peacefully at her home in Hoboken surrounded by her family. Ann ...
Police Beat
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Jersey City resident arrested for DWI On Saturday, June 24, at 4:57 p.m., Jersey City resident Deglis Salgado, 31, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, DWI in a school zone, rec...
Top kickers
North Bergen Recreation holds annual Soccer Awards for youth teams
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen’s Recreation Department held its annual Soccer Awards and end-of-year-barbecue for its 47 youth soccer teams on June 30. The event was held at Bruins Stadium in Braddock Park. The roug...
Summer concerts on the Hudson, 2017
Free outdoor series on Weehawken waterfront now underway
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A diverse and eclectic program of Wednesday evening summer concerts returns to the Lincoln Harbor area as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) presents Summer Concerts on the ...
SCOREBOARD
Prep’s Portorreal named Reporter Male Athlete of the Year
Football, basketball standout earns nod; fourth Marauder ever to receive year-end award
by Jim Hague
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When Jorge Portorreal had to make the decision on what high school he would attend almost four years ago, the Union, N.J. native selected St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City for two reasons. “I wanted ...
Giattino’s campaign kickoff
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Dear Editor: Like many of you, I am passionate about many things, but Hoboken is where my heart lies. In the 18 years I have lived here, I got married, had all three of my sons and have become incr...
Preparing for the worst
North Bergen holds largest active shooter drill in county history
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ever since the massive Columbine school shooting incident in 1999, and more recently, the Newtown, Conn. shooting in 2012, schools around the country have had to train for a theoretical emergency i...