Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
‘Dragging us into the modern world’
Speaker addresses Weehawken teachers on importance of technology in schools
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken Public Schools kicked off the new academic year with a keynote speaker for the faculty on Wednesday Sept 7 before classes began on Sept 8. Superintendent Dr. Robert Zywicki brought in...
Love the police! And end racism
Father/son team hands out t-shirts to spur more discussion
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
After several highly publicized police shootings of minorities over the last year, the debates surrounding the incidents have become polarized, with some citizens bashing police and others defendin...
A good three years
Fulop disagrees with critics who knock his record as mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
With a host of potential rivals planning to run for mayor next year if Mayor Steven Fulop runs for governor, Fulop – who may end up seeking reelection – last week talked about his first three years...
POGGI, CHARLES F.X.
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A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 16 at Holy Trinity R C Church for Charles F.X. Poggi, 85, of Englewood Cliffs, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away Sept. 11. He was born in Jersey City and serve...
A whole new Gold Coast?
NJCU breaks ground on west campus residences
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The cool wind blowing off the Hackensack River on Sept. 12 knocked down placards and stirred up dust over the largely barren landscape along Jersey City’s West Side Avenue. Devoid of buildings for ...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
Weehawken Day is coming!
Festival returns after seven-year hiatus
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Day, an all-day festival for the residents of Weehawken, will be held Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. at the town’s 10-acre park along the Hudson River waterfront. The last Weehawken Day occur...
Different job for police officer and wife
Local couple opens day care together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Maylin Rodriguez and her husband, North Bergen Police Officer Hector Rosa, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their Kidz Learning Center on Friday, Sept. 9. The new daycare at 5108 Columbia Ave. ca...