Expecting the unexpected
Politics in 2016 had some strange twists
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone trying to predict what might happen in politics in 2016 could not possibly have foreseen the strange and sometimes miraculous events that took place over the past year. With the aftermath of...
KILLOUGH, SISTER MAUREEN.
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A mass of Christian burial took place Dec. 28 for Sister Maureen Killough, 82, of Jersey City, formerly Sister Rose Michael, a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. She died Dec. 21at the Villa at ...
BRIEFS
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Arrests of Jersey City police on alleged corruption appear imminent In a probe initiated by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea, as many as a dozen Jersey City poli...
Scheduled water rate increase to take effect in early 2017
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BAYONNE – Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percen...
Year in Review 2016
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Two cops injured after car crash on Route 1 & 9
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JERSEY CITY – Two police officers were injured after their patrol car was struck on Route 1&9 near Duncan Avenue on Dec. 28. According to a report, a police officer was in pursuit of another vehicl...
Hoboken Catholic students collect toys for kids in hospital
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The members of the National Junior Honor Society at Hoboken Catholic ran a toy drive recently. Some toys were delivered to The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical...
WNY Mayor Roque found not guilty
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WEST NEW YORK -- West New York Mayor Dr. Felix Roque was found not guilty on Dec. 21 of a charge that he took kickbacks to refer patients to an MRI Lab. Roque, 60, a naturalized U.S. citizen origin...
Union City Police Officer passes away suddenly
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UNION CITY -- The Union City Police Department is mourning the loss of a veteran officer who suddenly died Monday evening. Officer Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez, 48, suffered an undisclosed “medical em...
Reports: Transgender Secaucus youth removed from Cub Scouts for being born female
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SECAUCUS -- A local Cub Scouts pack reportedly said that a transgender Secaucus boy cannot stay in the group because he was born female, North Jersey.com reported. Joe Maldonado had belonged to Cub...