FERRANTE, JOSEPH PAUL
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place March 10 for Joseph Paul Ferrante, 86, of Ft. Pierce, Fla. He passed away surrounded by his family on March 3. He was born and raised in Union City and moved to Ft. Pier...
Youthful disobedience
High school students engage in extra protest after anti-gun walkout
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The real story behind North Bergen High School students’ participation in the national student walkout against gun violence on March 14 began after it ended. After the 17-minute demonstration on Jo...
Strike!
School board fails to act on teachers’ last offer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 548 548 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than eight months of tough contract negotiations, Jersey City teachers walked off the job on Friday, March 16 after the Board of Education failed to approve a final offer. The school boa...
GUIDA, FRANCESCO
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A funeral mass was offered March 10 at St. Ann Church, Hoboken, for Francesco Guida, 84, of Hoboken. He passed away in his home surrounded by his family on March 6. Francesco was born in Calabria, ...
SCOREBOARD
Secaucus’ Lopez: A profile in courage
by Jim Hague
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Lanay Lopez was always an active young lady who became involved in sports after moving from Pennsylvania to Secaucus when she was in second grade. Almost instantly, Lopez was drawn to the sport of ...
Faith and hope
Jersey City students walk out in support of gun control
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 546 546 recommendations | email to a friend
Students from Jersey City’s public and private schools participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday, joining students across the nation to protest the lack of action by Congress to impl...
LETOURNEAUT, MANUEL DE JESUS
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A funeral mass was offered March 10 at St. Marys Church, West New York, for Manuel De Jesus Letourneaut, 91, of Wantage, formerly of West New York. He passed away March 5. Born in Cuba, he was a wa...
North Bergen may reconfigure schools again
High school would stay put under new plan
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen School District officials said last week that they have altered a proposal to reconfigure the entire school district, including the high school, proposed middle school, lower grades, a...
Becoming an American citizen
Library hosts program to make it easier
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 913 913 recommendations | email to a friend
Eduardo Meliton Changa first immigrated to America from Peru in 2001, seeking the “American Dream” many strive for. He accomplished that, living in West New York and then purchasing his first home ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Jersey City Capitals youth hockey wins state title
Former Hudson Catholic great athlete Hill dead at 21; March Madness local participants
by Jim Hague
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past three decades, the Jersey City Capitals youth hockey program has operated in Jersey City’s Pershing Field at the Charlie Heger Ice Rink, named after one of the founding fathers of the ...