Local students nominated for diversity awards; Persaud wins
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The nonprofit American Conference on Diversity recognizes the important contributions our youth make in furthering tolerance, kindness, and collaboration. The Ann Marley Spirit Award is given to a ...
104 graduate from Hoboken High
After trials and successes, Class of 2014 gives thanks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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After graduating from Hoboken High School this past Wednesday, the 104 members of the Class of 2014 filled the streets with such boisterous celebration that police officers arrived to direct traffi...
Top of the class
Jersey City students graduate with flare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although named after the Roman God Juno, the month of June is seen often as a month for brides and graduates, filled with hopes for the future. And in Jersey City, graduates from high schools small...
Caps in the air
Secaucus class of 2014 graduates with honors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“There is an ‘it’ factor, a charismatic energy that embodies this class,” said Christine Candela. “Their personalities combined certainly enhanced the school, and made our classrooms, teams, clubs,...
Rocket’s red glare!
Secaucus and other towns will hold Independence Day events this week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although Macy’s decided to move its fireworks back to the East River this year, residents of Hudson County have other options including an all-day entertainment spectacular scheduled to take place ...
West New York focuses on underage drinking with ‘Cops in Shops’
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Underage drinking is a public health concern that has garnered increasing national attention. In New Jersey, many communities have begun to put preventive measures in place to deter the many conseq...
MCMANUS, JAMES MICHAEL
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A funeral service was held June 21 for James Michael McManus, 71. He died June 18 at his Hoboken residence. He was born in Hoboken and was a lifelong resident. He was employed with the Internationa...
Jersey City teachers stonewalled by Board of Education negotiation team
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Dear Editor: Over the course of the last year the city council and the mayor have worked tirelessly to improve our city in every possible way. Unfortunately, the ongoing situation between our teach...
Graduating with honors
Weehawken HS class of ’14 awarded almost $6M in scholarships, grants
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“Of the 66 graduates in the class of 2014, 88 percent have been accepted to 61 different colleges and universities,” said Weehawken High School Principal Dr. Peter Olivieri last week. Two of the ot...
Police chief removed
Mayor says Cowan resisted necessary reshaping of JCPD
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Major changes are underway in the Jersey City Police Department, and Police Chief Robert Cowan, on the job only nine months, has been demoted from his position because he resisted those changes, ac...