Take a tour of the Hackensack River
Learn about and donate to the ecosystem while on a pontoon boat
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
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The Hackensack River has its origin at Lake Lucille in New York state and flows past Secaucus down into Newark Bay. The river is filled with fish like perch and carp, and is the habitat for birds l...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
Making it work
Provident Bank Foundation donates to three local charities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to promote education and job opportunities, Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) gave grants last month to two Jersey City and one Bayonne not-for-profit organizations. PBF awarded $25,000 for c...
Pint-size police
Kids learn about emergency responders, firearm safety, and policework at academy
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“The helicopter was interesting, because we got to see how the medics help the people who got hurt,” said Sarah Usman, a seventh grader from McKinley Elementary School, one of approximately 20 midd...
New St. Peter’s AD makes bizarre radical changes in first year
by Jim Hague
Jul 31, 2016 | 12 12 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
When Belinda “Boe” Pearman was hired as the new athletic director at St. Peter’s University last September, it was supposed to be a historic event. After all, Pearman became the first athletic dire...
JC’s Ward making name for himself at University of Hartford
Weehawken’s Mendez gets huge shutout win in minor leagues; Character No. 16
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After a highly successful freshman baseball season at the University of Hartford, Jersey City native T.J. Ward was looking for a place to play over the summer. Ward wasn’t successful in securing a ...
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 28 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Grace Iwanowski, 93. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on July 25. Grace was born...
St. Anthony’s basketball celebrates
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Pictured : Freeholders Bill Odea, Al Cifelli, Gerard Balmir, Caridad Rodriguez, Chairman Tilo Rivas, Coach Bob Hurley, Freeholders E. Junior Maldonado, Anthony Vainieri, Anthony Romano and members ...
Congratulations to the Hoboken Minor League 2016 champs the Raia Rangers!
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The Rangers played La Isla on July 10, and at the end of the seventh inning the score was Rangers 14, LaIsla 4. In the first row: William Maria, Enmanuel Reyes, Oliver Godfrey, Jose Marin, Nolan We...
Eight people file to run for 3 school board seats
Issues in November could include taxes, charter schools
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight people filed to run for three seats on the Hoboken Board of Education by the deadline this past Monday, July 25. The election will be held Nov. 8. The three-year terms of Jennifer Evans, Leon...