First scholarship announced for Memorial Day
PFC Salvatore P. Cemelli award remembers fallen Vietnam soldier
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A bit of rain didn’t stop the Weehawken Memorial Day parade from going forward on Monday, May 29. Everyone from veterans to local baseball teams marched to honor America’s veterans. This year’s ser...
A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
School rumor debunked
Superintendent says district isn’t eliminating school choice
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Hoboken Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christine Johnson said last week that she heard from at least three families about a possible change in district policy, but it wasn’t true. She said that the ...
Our angel in heaven, Fr. Michael, aka ‘Fr. Mike’
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Dear Editor: Throughout the years I’ve written many poems about Fr. Michael and they were all sincere and happy ones, and I always started them with “God made a very special angel the day that he m...
Pressure, free speech, and the Vape Van
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Dear Editor: The City Council settled with Mr. Ruggiero, the Vape Van owner. But why was the Council involved at all? The HPD already investigates the alleged crime of Mr. Ruggiero. If Mr. Ruggiero...
Southwest Redevelopment Plan adopted
Council discusses new zoning for Washington Street and approves appraisal for Academy Bus land
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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After years in the making, the Hoboken City Council voted 8-1 to adopt the Southwest Redevelopment Plan, governing how 14 blocks of the land near the border with Jersey City should be developed by ...
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A mass was held at the Catholic Church of Saint Ann, Marietta, Ga., on June 7 for Ronald Martin Meyers, 76, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Union City. He passed away May 30. He was born in Union Cit...
A shoemaker’s son
Legendary store owner had roots in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Stephen Attardi Jr. is dead. He died of cancer at his second home in Thailand in January, but I only recently learned about it. Dead at 78, he left a lasting impression on me when I first started t...
Glover Jr. getting a second chance
Marist reprieve allows coach to move ahead as planned
by Jim Hague
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Rich Glover Jr. had to begin to wonder if the dark cloud of doom was simply following him. The son of football royalty, Glover Jr. had to think that perhaps it wasn’t his calling to be a head footb...
Best of the best
North Bergen High School kids get scholarships, honors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen High School held an awards ceremony on June 1 for its top students, giving out over 200 different honors to 108 recipients. More than 40 were scholarships. _____________ “You must be s...