What happened on Tonnelle Avenue?
Video of police confrontation raises questions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
In response to video that shows Jersey City police allegedly kicking and dragging someone from a fiery car crash after a long chase last weekend, the Hudson County prosecutor says the matter is bei...
Working their green thumbs
Local students plant flowers at town waterfront park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifth graders from Weehawken's Theodore Roosevelt School teamed up with seventh through 12th graders from Weehawken High School to plant flowers at Waterfront Park last month. The students are memb...
LEADing kids from drugs and alcohol
Graduation party for kids who completed law enforcement program
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs, formerly DARE) program held its annual graduation for 580 local fifth graders at the 64th Street Field May 30. The event featured musical perform...
What are they looking for?
Multiple law enforcement agencies comb harbor after Navy Seal’s death
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
In the two weeks after a Navy Seal perished in a tragic parachuting accident, multiple law enforcement agencies have been involved in a search operation near the site of his fall. Remington Peters,...
Community mourns beloved priest
Fr. Michael Guglielmelli and sister pass away in car crash
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Kind. Compassionate. Humorous. Engaging. Irreplaceable. Members of St. Francis parish used all of those words last week to describe retired Father Michael Guglielmelli, who died in a car crash in M...
HECK, ELIZABETH
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral was held June 6 at St. Mary’s Church in West New York for Elizabeth “Betty” Heck, 85, lifelong resident of West New York. She passed away peacefully June 2. Born to the late Ethel Miller ...
A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
First scholarship announced for Memorial Day
PFC Salvatore P. Cemelli award remembers fallen Vietnam soldier
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A bit of rain didn’t stop the Weehawken Memorial Day parade from going forward on Monday, May 29. Everyone from veterans to local baseball teams marched to honor America’s veterans. This year’s ser...
ISRAELSKI, RONALD P.
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held June 10 for Ronald P. Israelski, 75. He died June 4 at Jersey City Medical Center. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the son of the late Mary Ann Zeman Israelski and Ignat...
School rumor debunked
Superintendent says district isn’t eliminating school choice
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christine Johnson said last week that she heard from at least three families about a possible change in district policy, but it wasn’t true. She said that the ...