Banner day of letter signing at Prep
Eight members of state champions sign scholarship papers
by Jim Hague
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For the last quarter century, St. Peter’s Prep has celebrated the first Wednesday in February almost like it was a school holiday. You see, National Signing Day is set aside for the best high schoo...
Hoboken Catholic’s poker/blackjack tournament a success
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Dear Editor: Everyone at Hoboken Catholic Academy would like to thank all who were involved in this year's very successful poker/blackjack tournament. Our outing was held on Friday January 30, 2015...
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Janet Sinisi, 63, a longtime resident of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 2. She worked as a clerk/ secretary for the North Ber...
Strollers for needy moms
Studio will donate to Baby Buggy charity for each family portrait
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The baby stroller has become such a symbol of Hoboken’s gradual gentrification – it’s often the first thing people mention when they talk about the city’s changes, regardless of their stance – that...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
Happy National Signing Day at Union City
Five Soaring Eagles sign scholarship letters; Hurley bemoans Friars’ intensity
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It was a great day at Union City High School, where five Soaring Eagles signed scholarship letters and eight in total made declarations to play on the next level. Leading the way was standout offen...
Focusing on the issues at issue
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Dear Editor: There has been much chaos about the upcoming New Jersey Assembly race in the 31st Legislative District. While I clearly do understand the game that is being played, we must focus on th...