Bayonne holds groundbreaking for Clark Park
May 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the start of improvements to Edward Clark Park (Eighth Street and Avenue C) on Wednesday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m.. Mayor James Davis and members of ...
$6,000 wheelchair stolen from little girl in Bayonne
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - On May 1 at 1 p.m., a custom-fit wheelchair was stolen from in front of a home on Avenue C, police said. The $6,000 wheelchair belongs to an 8-year-old girl who suffers from an unspecifie...
Union City freshmen put on original play, 'Who's Next?'
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY -- Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City will put on the comic murder-mystery play “Who’s Next?” on May 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. The cast of 12 students has been rehearsing after school s...
Fake news site quotes Eminem as calling Jersey City women beautiful; real news site picks it up
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- There may be lots of beautiful women in Jersey City, but Eminem fans know that he's more partial to Midwestern girls. So did he really say this in a radio interview?: “I knew a girl ...
A hair-razing adventure
Guttenberg students and teachers shave their locks for cancer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighth grader Fernando Ortiz, 14, of Guttenberg lost a young friend to cancer years ago. While participating at a cancer fundraiser last week at the Anna L. Klein School, he said, “At least we have...
Torch passed
North Bergen police raise money for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department hosted a fundraiser and sold t-shirts last week in order to raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 10 at 9 a.m. The mission of...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
Biggest ‘Taste of Weehawken’ ever
Sold-out event raises more than $19,000 for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s a bigger crowd than ever,” said Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, winding his way through the room full of enthusiastic gourmands. “Enormous.” “It was a huge success this year,” added Holly Piz...
CRADDOCK, GEORGIA
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place April 26 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City for Georgia Craddock, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away April 21. She was the wife of the late Watki...
All in the family?
Board of Education splits over nepotism policy proposed by state group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are conflicted over a new nepotism policy that would restrict board members, administrators, and others from recommending the hiring of family members or participating in...