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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
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Rocket’s red glare!
Secaucus and other towns will hold Independence Day events this week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Go for the green
NB’s first Summer Green and Health Fair a success
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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There was something for everyone at the first North Bergen Summer Green and Health Fair. Dozens of vendors set up stands providing everything from beauty products to original artwork. Town departme...
Secaucus soldiers of yesteryear honored
Council pays tribute to D-Day vets, discusses Rebuild by Design, more
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The Town Council meeting on June 24 began with a very special ceremony. Three veterans of World War II, all participants in the 1944 Normandy invasion on D-Day, were presented with distinguished se...
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...
Apartment/bowling alley project shot down
Debate rages in Zimmer administration after Zoning Board nixes mixed-use project
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 29, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In the shadow of the Fourteenth Street Viaduct along Hoboken’s northern border, workers are putting the finishing touches on a basketball court and playground. The new county park-in-progress may s...
Issues still remain
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Dear Editor: As a young African-American living in the Greenville community, my heart saddens when I see empty store fronts, drug infested corners, abandoned buildings, dirty streets, and lack of e...