A hair-razing adventure
Guttenberg students and teachers shave their locks for cancer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighth grader Fernando Ortiz, 14, of Guttenberg lost a young friend to cancer years ago. While participating at a cancer fundraiser last week at the Anna L. Klein School, he said, “At least we have...
Torch passed
North Bergen police raise money for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department hosted a fundraiser and sold t-shirts last week in order to raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 10 at 9 a.m. The mission of...
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Funeral services took place April 26 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City for Georgia Craddock, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away April 21. She was the wife of the late Watki...
All in the family?
Board of Education splits over nepotism policy proposed by state group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are conflicted over a new nepotism policy that would restrict board members, administrators, and others from recommending the hiring of family members or participating in...
Biggest ‘Taste of Weehawken’ ever
Sold-out event raises more than $19,000 for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s a bigger crowd than ever,” said Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, winding his way through the room full of enthusiastic gourmands. “Enormous.” “It was a huge success this year,” added Holly Piz...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
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A funeral mass was offered April 22 at St. Lawrence Church in Weehawken for Elizabeth Ann Dalton, 72, of Weehawken. She passed away surrounded by her family on April 17. She was born in New York Ci...
WNY teachers protest for contracts, raises
Union says they haven’t gotten increases in several years
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers and maintenance workers in West New York have been protesting at recent Board of Education meetings because they have been without a contract since July of 2015, and say they haven’t gotte...
It’s official – Hoboken to get Trader Joe’s
Popular chain store expected to open by end of 2016, with minor snag
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 6 6 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Rummaging through the aisles at the Trader Joe’s in Edgewater, Weehawken resident George McDaniel was stocking up on organic apple blossoms and all-natural potato chips. His weekly six-mile trip wi...
Standing up for workers
Council introduces ordinance to set minimum hours for building service employees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
To prevent full-time workers in some of the city’s largest buildings from being downgraded to part-time, the City Council introduced an ordinance at the April 27 meeting that would establish a mini...