Making Hoboken bars safer
New program trains employees to prevent sexual assault
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Meika Roberson, resident and chief medical officer of Hoboken University Medical Center, saw a local need for sexual assault training, particularly in this city of young bar patrons. “I thought, ‘W...
Class trip provides firsthand lessons
High school students visit Avora condominium construction site
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A brand new elective course, Principles of Engineering Design, became available to juniors and seniors at Weehawken High School this year, and its 29 students are already gaining some real world en...
Union City becomes a sanctuary city
Commissioners vote for designation
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to re...
Too many Americans face losing access to health care
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Dear Editor: Far too many Americans with disabilities are facing a future with the prospect of losing access to health care. Access to comprehensive, affordable health care coverage can make or bre...
LYONS, RENEE
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Feb. 14 at St. Paul of the Cross Church for Renee Lyons, 87. She passed away Friday, Feb. 10. A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Renee was the penultimate...
All the world’s a stage
Theater leader takes inspiration from Weehawken
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Chase Leyner of Weehawken has run a children’s theater in Hoboken for many years, and takes inspiration from the local area. “I think it’s a nice central hub for all of my students and staff,” said...
The U.S.A. is not a fascist country
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Dear Editor: Before and after President Trump became our president, in some segments of the country I saw media images of some protesters with signs likening President Trump to Hitler or that our n...
District obligated to pay legal fees in ethics violation
Also at meeting: Hall of Fame coach, students of month recognized
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Board of Education is obligated to pay the legal expenses of its members facing ethics charges and civil litigation, according to board attorney Vito Gagliardi. The board members and members of...
Story time
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During the holiday season, students in Mrs. Rodriquez's class at Union City’s Saint Augustine School heard the religious story of the “Candy Cane.” Vice Principal Sister Johanna Quinto said, “The c...
McNair senior named Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist
Jackson Weaver will compete in the nation’s most prestigious Science and Math Competition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jackson Weaver, a student at McNair Academy in Jersey City – a prestigious public magnet school – is taking a concept of physics one step further. Starting from the idea that energy within a system...