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 | 98 98 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...
Hoboken’s archives need more room
Museum raises funds and searches for space
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Historical Museum has a lofty goal – to raise $100,000 for a new research and storage facility. The museum, at 12th and Hudson streets, hopes to secure an additional 3,000 square feet t...
Do the right thing
Weehawken holds Day Drug and Alcohol Free poster contest
by Do the right thing
Weehawken holds Day Drug and Alcohol Free poster contest
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
The winners of the township’s Drug and Alcohol-Free poster contest were awarded their prizes at the Jan. 25 Township Council meeting, when they got up in front of the gathering and described their ...
Play City is ready
Weehawken hosts ribbon cutting for indoor children’s playground
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken officials hosted a ribbon cutting for a brand new indoor playground on Feb 28. Located at 50th Street and Park Avenue, “Play City” is the first such facility in the township. The 3,000 sq...
‘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 | 68 68 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...
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 | 346 346 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...
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A mass of Christian burial was offered March 1 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Marie Galdieri, 79, of Verona, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 25. Marie was a site manager for...
Hall of Fame celebrates 25th anniversary
Here’s how the Demarest/Hoboken High School Sports honors began
by Dennis Sevano
Founder, Hall of Fame
Mar 05, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Someone once asked me how did the idea of the Demarest /Hoboken Sports Hall of Fame come about? Well, its origin made an indirect route in 1992 with a visit from my brother, who was living in Las V...
Art show at Barrow Mansion will celebrate Holi
Four women artists observe victory of good over evil and the coming of spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Americans, anticipation of the change from winter to spring starts with Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, and continues through a series of national and cultural holidays that includes St. Patrick’...
Hudson Catholic continues county basketball supremacy
Hawks win record-setting sixth straight county title
by Jim Hague
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Catholic head boys’ basketball coach and athletic director Nick Mariniello has a lot of different rituals he goes through prior to games. Except one. “I don’t get nervous before games,” Mari...