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Local soccer teams get kick start to season
Tribute to Hurley Sept. 23; Character No. 13; FDU honors
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The temperatures might have been close to 110 degrees on the scorching FieldTurf surface at Harrison High School last weekend, but that didn’t stop three local soccer teams from getting a head star...
STEINERT, BETTY
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 17 at St. Dorothea's RC Church, Eatontown, for Betty Steinert, 92, of Matawan. She passed away Aug. 12 at the Atrium Senior Living of Matawan. Betty was born to Jose...
Fun in the sun
La Festa Italiana a success despite grueling heat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Holy Rosary celebrated its 113th Italian Festival downtown last week near Sixth and Brunswick streets despite the threat of thunder showers. Crowds sampled fine food and listened to good music whil...
Florence Pape will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman show “Mints”
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Florence Pape, Hoboken resident and actress and Director of Development of Hoboken’s Hudson Theatre Ensemble and its Silly on Sixth Children’s Series, will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman ...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
Pay attention behind the wheel
Proposed law would ban various types of distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
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Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Concerns and thoughts about city’s $52.M water project
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Dear Editor: The City’s upcoming water main replacement project presents an opportunity to move away from the patronage centered procurement model currently in use and towards a value oriented, tax...
Addressing the needs of people with disabilities
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Dear Editor: As the signing of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th Anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental achievement and the paths it has opened up,...
Saving the Monarch
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Dear Editor: This is a response to letters by J. Hernandez and R. Anthony Squire regarding the idea of planting pollinator gardens around Union City. Back in early summer, I exchanged email with ou...