Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be held at Little City Bo...
‘Another triumphant chapter’
Weehawken High School Marching Band wins national championship
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The Weehawken High School Marching Band won the 2017 USBands 1A National Championship earlier this month, making it the second time in the past five years that Weehawken has won first place. That s...
Giving to those in need
Students deliver items to North Hudson firehouse
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Sixth graders from Weehawken's Roosevelt Elementary School delivered non-perishable items to a North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue stationhouse Nov. 17. The delivery was part of a collective effo...
Going up, up, up…
Jersey City continues boom with plan for 12 towers on top of ShopRite area, other projects
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Several key projects opened or held groundbreakings during November in Jersey City, which has already experienced the most new development of any city in New Jersey in the last several years. The p...
Hudson County’s first terrorist attack
Jersey City commemorates 100th anniversary of Black Tom Island explosion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Two authors whose books deal with the events of the Black Tom Island explosion were honored by the Jersey City Council in November to commemorate the 100th anniversary of what was, until 9/11, cons...
Menendez speaks out after mistrial
Jury can’t come to a verdict on bribery charge
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended a week ago Thursday when Judge William Walls declared a mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have n...
JC diver’s body recovered
Local art lover remembered
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The body of Robert Thomas, 48, of Jersey City was recovered from the flooded former Tilly Foster iron mine in New York’s Putnam County on Nov. 20. An experience scuba diver, he apparent dove into t...
Trunk or Treat a ‘Sweet’ Success!
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Weehawken’s Recreation Department held its annual Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 28. The event attracted 500 kids, all dressed up in costumes. They marched around the track o...
‘Hoboken is a microcosm of the world’
School district gets bronze award for being environmentally friendly
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s schools were the only district in Hudson County to receive the bronze award from Sustainable Jersey for Schools recently. The certification is good for three years. “Sustainabilty” in ter...
Pom pom paradise
North Bergen holds annual cheerleading exhibition at high school
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The town’s recreation program held its annual cheerleading exhibition on Nov. 12 at North Bergen High School. Over 200 students, spread across 10 teams, performed self-choreographed routines to the...