Fighting back
Environmental groups hold press conference denouncing proposed power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 766 766 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 | 98 98 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 | 102 102 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.
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 700 700 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...
SCOREBOARD
Weehawken’s baseball team taking a page from Dickens classic
by Jim Hague
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” – Charles Dickens’ ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ . Clearly, Dickens didn’t have high school baseball in mind when he penned the immortal classic. But ...
Founder of Cantigas Choir to retire
Litman will direct her final concert on May 19
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
After sixteen years of bringing global music to Hoboken and Jersey City, Joan Litman, founder of Cantigas Women’s Choir, will give her final concert on May 19 at St. Matthew’s Trinity Church in Hob...
HULINGS, AMY
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Funeral mass was held May 11 at Saint Patrick Church, Jersey City, for Amy Hulings, Detective, JCPD of Jersey City. She passed away May 6. A true Jersey City native, Amy was born at the Margaret Ha...
PEDONE, ROBERT MICHAEL
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A funeral mass was offered May 9 at St. Rocco Church for Robert Michael Pedone, 85, of Weehawken. He passed away after a long illness on May 4. Born and raised in New York, Bob served in the Korean...
Students flex creative talents
North Bergen High School holds annual art show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School held its annual art show from April 30 through May 2. The event featured over 100 exhibits this year, and has been going on for over 20 years. Among the exhibits, one featu...