Caps in the air
More than 600 graduates in NBHS class of ’14
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“The Bruinator.” That’s how class of 2014 Salutatorian Maria Hidalgo referred to the four-year “roller coaster” of attending North Bergen High School. “It’ll knock the wind right out of you,” she s...
Call of the wild
Osprey nests in Jersey City and the Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
From a distance, you might not be able to see them, but the raptors have returned to Hudson Generating Station in Jersey City, said Rich Dwyer, of PSE&G. These are nesting osprey that until a littl...
More than 1,000 graduate from Union City and WNY
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner provides keynote address in UC
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 800 seniors graduated from Union City High School two weeks ago, while 384 graduated from Memorial High School in West New York. In Union City, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner served as the keyn...
Crime rate in Hoboken remains low
Car thefts down; violent crime rate flat; rapist remains at large
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime decreased slightly in Hoboken from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released last month on the state police web site. More recent statistics released at the end of June showed a slight r...
SCOREBOARD
North Bergen’s Herrera named Reporter Female Athlete of Year
First Bruin female athlete to ever receive the year-end honor
by Jim Hague
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The truth be told, Carolina Herrera always thought she would be a successful softball player. “I played basketball and softball my whole life,” said Herrera, the recent North Bergen High School gra...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
More money for charter school fight
But no room in school budget for 13 kindergarten aides who are cut
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2013-2014 school year has come to a close, but the fight within Hoboken’s public school community over the expansion of a charter school continues. The Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoL...
July 4th birth of our nation
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Dear Editor: The great American patriot Thomas Paine once wrote, “These are times that try men’s souls.” His words today are more meaningful than ever. The famous words of Nathan Hale, a 21 yr. old...
Secaucus Island: How it all began
Edward Earle was the early owner of Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“I was driving just now and I passed a sign that said Secaucus was established in 1900,” said Robert Hassard with more than a little disappointment in his voice. “But this place goes back to 1673, ...