More parks, no new taxes
Mayor gives State of the City address
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer promised more park space, better flood protection, and no new taxes this year in her seventh State of the City address on Monday night to a full house at DeBaun Auditorium. Zimmer...
A man in full
A review of two books that puncture Chris Christie’s mythology
by Gene Ritchings
Reporter Managing Editor
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Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national vis...
TYSZKA, HENRY T.
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Funeral services have been held for Henry T. Tyszka “HT,” 33, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly at home on Jan. 30. Henry worked in the HVAC industry for 10 years. Henry e...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
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Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
Honoring a freedom fighter
Union City salutes Cuban activist’s birthday
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Union City commissioners and locals held a small ceremony Friday, Jan. 27, honoring Cuban nationalist Jose Marti on what would have been his 164th birthday. Marti, who was born in Cuba, fought for ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken girls’ hoop squad enjoying breakout campaign
Football coaches come and go; Marist girls remain unbeaten
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The girls’ basketball program at Weehawken High School certainly has not been a world beater for quite some time. In fact, the Indians were nothing more than lopsided cannon fodder for most of the ...
Weehawken students track sharks in STEM session
New Chromebooks allow the use of blended learning tools
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Weehawken Township students are connecting with shark trackers using blended learning tools as part of a new STEM curriculum. In mid-November, the students met online with OCEARCH Founding Chairman...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Jersey City student suffers apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound A student at Whitney M. Young Jr. School No. 15 was shot in the leg on Jan. 31 after he left school. He returned to the school and ...
BRIEFS
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Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. You may attend an informatio...