Weehawken teen climbs WTC
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Dear Editor: I feel it important to speak up in regard to Justin, who at 16 has become a national personality for his dangerous trek up the WTC. First and foremost I do not condone his climb. With ...
Life and death of Jesus celebrated by Bayonne residents

2014 Passion Play features director and five performers from city

by Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Park Performing Arts Center will stage the 100th year of its internationally known production, “The Passion Play: The Musical,” and will feature a strong Bayonne presence. Directing the play wi...
Mayhem in the hallways
Police, county SWAT team practice response at school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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It was an impressive and intimidating sight. Dozens of police officers and heavily armed members of the county SWAT team swarmed on Guttenberg’s only elementary school, Anna L. Klein School, conver...
Sacco’s chief of staff runs for freeholder
Anthony Vainieri has politics ‘in his blood’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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With experience in local, county, and state government, Anthony Vainieri is running for freeholder in Hudson County, representing North Bergen and parts of Secaucus and Jersey City. The North Berge...
‘A cheerful kid, very smiley’
Local resident establishes fund for child with disability
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
John Zero is 12 years old. He was born with cerebral palsy. John is quadriplegic and uses a wheelchair. He needs your help. John’s parents have cared for him over the years in their Moonachie home ...
Deadline to file post-reval tax appeals is May 1
New assessments could be a shock…but read the fine print
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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A team contracted by the city has spent the winter updating the assessed market value of properties all around Hoboken, meaning some landowners will now pay higher taxes based on how their home wou...
Caught in pre-K crossfire
Hamilton Park parents fight to keep classrooms near their neighborhood
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen mothers of children attending public pre-school in a building at 190 Ninth St. came to a March 26 meeting to urge the City Council to take a side in an ongoing battle between the ...
Sugar, fun, and friendship
Weehawken, UC girls compete in cupcake contest, send results to homeless shelter
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
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In a corner room on the third floor of Union City High School, wonderful aromas drift out into the hallway. Inside are several Girl Scouts from Weehawken and Union City, ages 9-13, pouring batter i...
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A funeral service was celebrated April 1 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Jersey City, for Kayoulie Persid (Chuli), 74, of Jersey City. She passed away with her family by her side on March 27. Kayo...
Jersey City Parking Authority merits high marks, not derogatory comments based upon inaccurate details
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Dear Editor: This letter is written to the residents of Jersey City following many newspaper articles downgrading the JC Parking Authority, its director, the commissioners (who are unpaid servants)...