An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
Kids make sandwiches for homeless
Lessons in food prep become a lesson in compassion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. steamed up as more than two dozen kids from downtown Jersey City stood around two very long tables making sandwiches. Re...
Urges public to support Rebuild By Design
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Dear Editor: I just wanted to take a moment to applaud Mayor Zimmer, her staff and other private and government organizations on the hard and transparent work they have done as it relates to the Re...
Local schools from A to Z
Superintendent Zywicki talks about his first year running the district
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
You don't have to travel to Florida to find the next generation of biologists studying sharks. As a matter of fact, you don't even have to travel beyond Weehawken's Theodore Roosevelt School. At th...
A new lake
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri Discusses $4M Braddock Park renovations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, State Sen. Nicholas Sacco, and Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of a $4 million project to replace Woodcliff Lak...
The Brown family says thanks
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Dear Editor: We wish to thank all the wonderful people who came and gave beautiful cards and flowers and paid their respects to Robert J. Irving, known to his loved ones as “Bobby Tic Toc.” It was ...
Fight the Donald, locally
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Dear Editor: Many wonder how they can voice their anger at Donald Trump, his policies, and make lasting positive change. While voters in other states only have the opportunity to express their ange...
Love and friendship
Senior citizens enjoy Valentine's Day luncheon
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City's older lovebirds got to celebrate Valentine's Day early, as the city held its annual Senior Citizens Valentine's Day Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Colin Powell School. Members of...
SCOREBOARD
Snyder boys poised to make noise in Hudson County tourney
by Jim Hague
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Snyder High School boys’ basketball team was absolutely ravaged by the pomp and circumstance of graduation last June. “We lost eight seniors to graduation,” said veteran Snyder head coach Shelt...
A walk to remember
Jersey City cops host 5k walk for fallen officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people may not realize that 140 police officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide in 2016. But for Police Detective Ed Dolan, that’s a statistic he can’t forget. So in order to pay tr...