Trunk or Treat a ‘Sweet’ Success!
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...
‘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 | 63 63 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...
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 | 246 246 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...
Pom pom paradise
North Bergen holds annual cheerleading exhibition at high school
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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...
Oppose a second marina at Liberty State Park
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To the Editor: Everyone should know about and oppose the almost secret plan by state DEP Commissioner Bob Martin to create a second marina at Liberty State Park. Apparently, the Commissioner plans ...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Sires to Trump: show a little heart!
Makes last-ditch appeal to reverse order on immigrants’ kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
With their voices echoing in the mostly-empty gymnasium at Jose Marti School in Union City, Rep. Albio Sires and State Sen. Brian Stack issued an appeal to The White House earlier this month to rev...
Turkey and trimmings
North Bergen residents get free food at annual Thanksgiving drive
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents on a budget will have a happy Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the annual Thanksgiving drive at the Recreation Center Nov. 20. N.B. CARES, a local relief assistance program, orga...
Half of Puerto Rico still without power
Seniors and schools send diapers, other supplies to hurricane-ravaged island
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Maria plowed through Puerto Rico back in September, but 46 percent of the island is still without generated power, according to the government website status.pr. Even though the territory...