More than 500 people line up for ‘Municipal ID’
Union City still processing applications
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Union City has started an ID program to help local residents get municipal services and attend local programs. The ID will not al...
What’s next for Hoboken’s infrastructure?
Mar 05, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The number one problem facing the city of Hoboken is the aging condition of our town’s infrastructure, and its continuing deterioration. Just last week, the residents of our city exper...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
PALMISANO, JENNIE
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A funeral mass was celebrated March 1 at Our Lady Of Grace R.C. Church, Fairview, for Jennie Palmisano, 96, of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 25. She was the wife of the late Leonard Palmisano ...
‘It’s win-win for all’
Local magician mixes healthy messages with his tricks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a moment during Mike “Mickey Magic” Gomez’s Feb. 17 presentation to students at the Washington Elementary School that would’ve sent any Big Tobacco spokesperson running. The Union City-ba...
Making a difference globally
NJCU takes lead in international dispute resolution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Legislation initiated by the New Jersey City University School of Business for dispute resolution could put the state in the forefront of settling international business disputes, says Karen DeSoto...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...
TASTY TIDBITS
Secaucus girls claim Hudson County title
Patriots reign supreme for second time in three years; NJCU gets NCAA Division III bid
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When the high school basketball season began in earnest with the first days of tryouts last November, veteran Secaucus girls’ head coach John Sterling really didn’t know what kind of team he had. I...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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‘Five Finger Discount’ comes to TV Based on Helene Stapinski’s blockbuster memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” the long-form documentary “Five Finger Discount” airs on Channel ...
Time to hurt animals
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Dear Editor: As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before Donald Trump got around to hurting animals - already the most oppr...