‘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 | 62 62 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...
Oppose a second marina at Liberty State Park
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Pom pom paradise
North Bergen holds annual cheerleading exhibition at high school
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 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...
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 | 237 237 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...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 207 207 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...
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 | 63 63 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...
City spokesperson moves to CarePoint Health
Morrill served through three mayoral administrations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Jennifer Morrill has served as the official spokesperson for the Jersey City municipal government for 15 years, spanning three mayoral administrations, but recently resigned that position to join C...
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 | 37 37 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...
Honor the veteran
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: That’s me, and a happy day it was when I got discharged from the army and became one. TV today shows sad scenes of “wounded warriors,” legs and arms shot off, and we should honor them ...