‘Getting to zero’
World AIDS Day commemorated in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Rain put a slight damper on the activities that marked Jersey City’s 27th World AIDS Day Observance in City Hall on Dec. 1, and may have reduced the gathering to the small but dedicated group who w...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
AFSCME Local 2262 president is an exceptional man
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Dear Editor: On Oct. 14, there was an election at Dickinson High School for Local 2262 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO (AFSCME). It was a great victory...
MORALES, JUAN
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A funeral mass was offered Nov. 29 at St. Mary’s Church, Jersey City, for Juan Morales, 86, of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 23 at home. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, to the late Juan Morales a...
Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
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Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
First graders learn about politics and war
St. Augustine students learn by participating in class exercises
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It’s never too soon to educate kids about the political process and the meaning of Veterans Day. On the Monday before each occasion, substitute teacher Isabella Fasciano taught 1st graders at Union...
Assemblyman Garcia comments on Obama’s immigration order
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Dear Editor: Immigration reform is a hot button issue that elicits intense emotions and varying opinions. But most people agree America’s immigration system is broken and must be fixed. For far too...
The passing of a true legend
North Bergen’s Ascolese loses battle with cancer at age 77
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Legend: A famous or important person who is known for doing something extremely well. That’s how Merriam Webster defines a legend. In Hudson County sports, a legend is defined very easily in two wo...
Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Lux wasn’t born to play chess; it just seems like he was. He wandered into New York City’s Washington Square Park when he was still in high school and saw people seated at tables there, playing...
Your order, please!
Minibar offers app for alcohol purchases in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though Lindsey Andrews and Lara Crystal, the founders of the alcohol delivery service Minibar, grew up within a few blocks of each other in Manhattan, they didn’t get to know each other until ...