Taking the next step
Jersey City high schools hold commencement ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
If there was an overriding common theme to all seven of Jersey City’s high school commence ceremonies last week, it was diversity and the social challenges graduating students will face when moving...
Redwings off to new heights
118 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and eighteen Hoboken High School seniors were together for one last time for their graduation ceremony Thursday evening at JFK Stadium. Caps with quotes like “just did it “ “stay gold” an...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
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St. Anthony closes its doors forever
Impromptu reunion brings Friar alums together one last time
by Jim Hague
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
It was an eerie feeling entering St. Anthony High School last week for one last time. They’re putting the padlocks on the door at the end of the month. The process of cleaning out the place for goo...
MCGRATH, ELAINE D.
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A mass of Christian burial was held June 19 at St. Aedan's Church, Jersey City, for Elaine D. McGrath, 81, of Madison, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away June 16. Born in Jersey City, Elaine ...
Questions regarding Kindergarten Placements
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Our daughter will be attending Kindergarten at Connors this September. As Southwest residents we are excited for her to attend our neighborhood school.  I tuned into the June 13 Board ...
How to develop residential units at Neumann Leathers factory
Council listens to alternatives, introduces 500-foot liquor license rule change
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
During a five-hour City Council meeting on Wednesday, officials and residents listened to a long presentation by a city planner on several development options for the Neumann Leathers factory compl...
Weehawken launches outdoor concerts
Free summer music series in Hamilton Park and Pershing Park begins June 25
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Due to multiple free concert series starting up again, the hills of Weehawken will be alive with the sound of music all summer long. Aside from the HRPAC series in Lincoln Harbor (see briefs, page ...
Their slice of the economic pie
JC residents to pay bigger share of county taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City is undergoing the largest development increase in its history, and as a result, taxpayers will be forced to bear a larger portion of county taxes this year, a 10 percent increase. The H...
Parking prohibited on part of 53rd Street
Also at meeting: Resident expresses concerns about intersections
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
On-street parking around certain sections of 53rd Street in North Bergen will be prohibited due to an ordinance adopted by the Board of Commissioners at their most recent meeting on June 14. The ba...