A celebration of culture
Berry Lane Park will hold the African Family Festival on Sept. 9
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to show the vast cultural influence that has become known as the African Diaspora, Berry Lane Park will host the African Family Festival on Sept. 9 from noon to 7 p.m. African Diaspora...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
Gov candidate tackles education
North Bergen teachers meet Democratic nominee at roundtable
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Educators from around the state, including from North Bergen, gathered at the offices of a Newark teachers’ union on Aug. 28 for a roundtable discussion about education with Democratic gubernatoria...
Back to school!
Weehawken students and teachers further their education outside the classroom
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The Weehawken schools open on Thursday, Sept. 7. That day and Sept. 8 are half-session days, with school starting full-time the following Monday. In the last weeks of the past school year and even ...
SCOREBOARD
Lincoln poised for another state playoff run
Hampton confident despite ‘toughest schedule’ ever
by Jim Hague
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The Lincoln High School football team made the NJSIAA state semifinals, this time in Central Jersey Group II, for the fourth straight year last year. The Lions also went undefeated in the New Jerse...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
Let there be pride and joy
Community comes out for annual festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of people crowded the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall for the 17th annual LGBT Pride Festival on Aug. 26, concluding a week-long celebration honoring the LBTGQ community. Music, dance, and ...
TREMITIEDI, MARY CATHERINE
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 30 at St. Francis Church in Hoboken for Mary Catherine Tremitiedi, 66, a retired school administrator and educator, and lifelong Hoboken resident. She passed away Au...
Hudson Catholic’s goals: Best season ever
Zampella feels young Hawks ready to come of age
by Jim Hague
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Hudson Catholic lost four football games in 2016. Three were to perennial state powers Pope John of Sparta, Delbarton and DePaul. With many of the same players back again this season, head coach Lo...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 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...