Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
Bringing movie sets back to NJ
Weehawken and other area residents talk about film tax breaks returning to state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Film historians often attribute the origin of the term “cliffhanger” to the 1914 silent film serial “The Perils of Pauline” in which the main character clings to the Palisade cliffs near Fort Lee. ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Impressive start for North Bergen grid squad for new coach Somick
SDA cross country enjoys huge turnout; grid musings and top fives
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Ed Somick said that when he took over the head football coaching position at his alma mater North Bergen High School this season, he simply wanted to accomplish one thing. Somick wanted to flip ope...
TRIFOGLIO, JOAN VERONICA
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 25 at St. Lawrence Church, Weehawken, for Joan Veronica Trifoglio, 86, of Weehawken. She passed away Sept. 21 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Hoboken to t...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
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Nanny with double stroller hit by car On Friday Sept.15, at approximately 10:48 a.m., the Hoboken Police Department answered a call about a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of Fifth...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
Touring the Meadowlands
Local nature activities on tap for this fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Near where the Turnpike and Route 3 meet in northern Secaucus, there’s a hidden ecological treasure for nature and animal lovers, bookended by speeding cars and mini-strip malls. It’s Mill Creek Ma...
Rebecca Symes is an extraordinary leader
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To the Editor: The first time I saw Rebecca Symes conduct a Harsimus Cove Association meeting as president, I knew I was seeing someone with extraordinary leadership capabilities. This meant a lot ...
Stevens should reject Gianforte’s gift
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Dear Editor: Stevens Institute has appointed a committee to discuss the issue of the naming of the new buildings they are constructing on Hudson and Sixth Streets. They received a $20 million donat...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Weehawken collecting donations for hurricane and earthquake victims Weehawken has organized a collection drive to benefit recent victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, in addition to victim...