North Bergen may reconfigure schools again
High school would stay put under new plan
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen School District officials said last week that they have altered a proposal to reconfigure the entire school district, including the high school, proposed middle school, lower grades, a...
Becoming an American citizen
Library hosts program to make it easier
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 909 909 recommendations | email to a friend
Eduardo Meliton Changa first immigrated to America from Peru in 2001, seeking the “American Dream” many strive for. He accomplished that, living in West New York and then purchasing his first home ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Jersey City Capitals youth hockey wins state title
Former Hudson Catholic great athlete Hill dead at 21; March Madness local participants
by Jim Hague
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past three decades, the Jersey City Capitals youth hockey program has operated in Jersey City’s Pershing Field at the Charlie Heger Ice Rink, named after one of the founding fathers of the ...
PINTOR, LUZ M.
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered March 10 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hoboken for Luz M. Pintor, 83. She passed away peacefully March 4 at the Palisades Medical Center surrounded by her family. Lu...
Housing Authority security director suspended
Town investigating NBC report alleging ‘low-show’ job
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Housing Authority (NBHA) has suspended Security Director Geoffrey Santini – who also serves as the contracted animal control officer in several nearby towns – while they investigat...
County exec will run on his record
DeGise fires back at mayors’ ‘power grab,’ has harsh words for Fulop
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
County Executive Tom DeGise says he won’t give up his job without a fight. Four powerful mayors of Hudson County towns issued a press release two weeks ago calling for a change of leadership on the...
Ahead of the curve
Weehawken School District is prepared for threats with upgraded security
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
As local municipalities rushed to improve their school security after last month’s Parkland, Fla. school shooting, officials in the Weehawken School District had already been implementing a new sec...
‘Our High Line moment’
City Council votes to try to buy Union Dry Dock for parkland
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council unanimously approved on Thursday night an ordinance allowing the city to try to purchase the former Union Dry Dock site on the upper waterfront for $11.6 million. The move will all...
Carrying on the Beat
Local poet and publisher releases new book, ‘Works’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based poet Danny Shot, who held a party for his book “Works” at the Hoboken Historical Museum on March 11, has spent a lifetime immersed in the writings of The Beat Generation. So it’s no w...
PITARO, TULLIO L.
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place March 12 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Tullio L. Pitaro, 74, of Jersey City. He passed away March 7. Tullio was born in Santo Stefano, Aprigliano, Cosenza, Italy ...