Disaster averted
School board passes $660M budget without layoffs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
A sharply divided Jersey City Board of Education voted on May 7 to approve a $660 million budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The nine-member board, however, did not vote along its usual politica...
DI TORA, FRANCES
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Funeral mass was offered May 11 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Frances Di Tora, 84, a lifelong resident of Downtown Jersey City. She passed away May 3. Known well as “Babe,” she loved her ...
Meet neighbors in North Hudson
Women create ‘Wishing Tree’ to kick off Wee, WNY, UC, NB events
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
Three local women want to prove that not all of the great artistic and community events in the area are centered in Hoboken and Jersey City. In February, they founded “Only in NoHu,” a group for pe...
Twists and turns
State A.G. asks Weehawken to lift right-turn ban
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State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's office recently sent the town of Weehawken a letter asking them to lift their ban of out-of-town motorists making a right-turn into the township during rush h...
A world of pure imagination
Hoboken kids big and small to perform ‘Willy Wonka: The Musical’
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
One hundred and twenty Hoboken public school students in grades kindergarten through high school will participate in the 2018 play “Willy Wonka: The Musical,” open to the public from Friday, May 18...
Fighting back
Environmental groups hold press conference denouncing proposed power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 771 771 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives of environmental groups gathered near the site of a proposed natural gas power plant in North Bergen on May 8, arguing it will hasten greenhouse gas emissions, or emissions that pos...
A tough year for cops
Community mourns third death of a Jersey City police officer this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
More than an hour before the police-escorted parade of bicycles snaked through town on May 9, law enforcement and supporters began to gather at the police memorial on Montgomery Street in Jersey Ci...
$73.6M for 2018-2019 school year
District to host new summer learning program
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education passed a $73.6 million budget during their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday. The budget covers projected spending for the 2018-2019 school year. The budget increased this y...
GAZZILLO, NICHOLAS J.
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A funeral mass was offered May 11 at St. Matthew Church in Ridgefield for Nicholas J. Gazzillo, 91, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully May 8. He was born in North Bergen and lived there for man...
The most commonly transmitted STD
Library holds seminar explaining HPV
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a common misconception that the Human Papillomavirus Virus is something only women have to deal with. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. While HPV ofte...