A new policy for animals
Liberty Humane will provide animal control in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberty Humane Society has taken over complete animal control services for Jersey City, relieving city employees of the task, as of May 1. The society had already been providing many animal control...
The nurse who needed 911
Council honors emergency workers, gets $54.7M budget ready for vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
As a nurse who’d worked the ER at Hackensack University Medical Center, Adriana Riano never thought she would be the one needing to call 911. That changed in April 2016, when Riano was involved in ...
A Town Hall for teens
North Bergen high schoolers take over municipal positions for Law Day
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents who visited Town Hall on the afternoon of May 2 may have been surprised to find a Board of Commissioners meeting going on – one that hadn’t been advertised in advance, and on...
SCOREBOARD
The Battlin’ Bulldogs of Ferris continue to surprise
Feel-good softball crew right in mix for county’s top tourney seed
by Jim Hague
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a crazy local high school softball season, with several of the perennial Hudson County favorites falling on some tough times and other teams that were once considered also-rans are now al...
Recap of Hoboken Little League action
Here’s a rundown of recent Little League play
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April 3 PICCOLO’S falls to FIORE after fifth inning score PICCOLO’S lost the lead late in a 4-1 defeat to FIORE on Monday. The game was tied at one with FIORE batting in the top of the fifth when A...
More powerful than heroin
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Dear Editor: Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin have a new risk. Drug dealers across the United States have begun to mix drugs with an extremely powerful and dangerous drug known...
Women of Action feted in Jersey City
18 honorees come from a variety of communities and backgrounds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Born and raised in Jersey City, Michele Jefferey doesn’t call attention to herself. Active behind the scenes for decades, she has left her mark on people’s lives, especially children coming through...
TASTY TIDBITS
Grid hero LeGrand appears at Weehawken
Marist gets reprieve; Penn Relays accomplishments; top fives
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A video played segments of the incredible life of Eric LeGrand on a big white screen in the Weehawken High School auditorium last Friday afternoon, but the solid majority of the 400 or so students ...
Losing locks for youth
Guttenberg councilman, others shave to raise $ for kids with cancer
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
On any given day at Guttenberg's Anna L Klein Elementary School, an average of 50 out of 1,015 students are absent. But on a day in late April, that number sharply dropped to 22 -- the highest atte...
‘Great News’ comes to Secaucus
Town is setting for NBC sitcom
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest NBC sitcom to grace your television sets is one set in Secaucus, although not filmed there. NBC’s “Great News,” which stars Briga Heelan, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin, and Nicole Rich...