BAYONNE BRIEFS
Sep 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
BHS graduate now working on Helicopter Maritime Squadron Steven Ramos, a 2014 Bayonne High School graduate, has been active since joining the Navy after high school. Now a 3rd Class Petty Officer, ...
Comedy film based on local author's novel, starring Nathan Lane, now available on Netflix
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A comedy movie starring Broadway legend (and Jersey City native) Nathan Lane -- adapted from a humorous novel by Hoboken resident Caren Lissner -- is now available on Netflix as of Tuesd...
West New York Museum is seeking historical memorabilia
Sep 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – In anticipation of the 120th anniversary of West New York on July 8, 2018, Mayor Felix Roque and the Board of Commissioners are asking current and former residents of West New York ...
For Ferris and new coach Garcia, only one way to go
by Jim Hague
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Ferris High School has endured its fair share of lopsided losses in the past three seasons. In fact, the Bulldogs have had to swallow 27 straight setbacks, all by 35 or more points. It meant that t...
COOPER, ROBERT W.
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have been held for Robert W. Cooper, 73, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 26, surrounded by his family. Robert retired as a structural mechanic from the Port...
GALLO, VINCENT R.
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Vincent R. “Jimmy” Gallo, 73, of North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 27. He was a retired physical education teacher at North Berge...
Feeding the hungry
Inner-city kids get a taste of farm life and learn about healthy food
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
America’s Grow-a-Row started with a small plot and a single volunteer named Chip Paillex, after he saw a request that gardeners bring excess produce to the Flemington Food Pantry for the needy in F...
New school buildings, new gear
UC, WNY students return at end of the week
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City students will return to the public schools on Thursday, Sept. 7, while West New York students return Friday, Sept. 8. What can kids and educators in both districts look forward to? In ma...
Room to grow
More local control, classrooms, and new programs ahead for Jersey City schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in Jersey City who return to school on Thursday, Sept. 7 will be greeted by a number of new realities. Perhaps the most significant is that the school district has regained s...
MARIN, MARIA
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 26 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Maria Marin. She passed away peacefully Aug. 23 at Jersey City Medical Center after suffering a long illness. Maria was ...