Local schools expand to meet growing demand
New ‘Empowerment Academy’ to share space with BelovED Charter
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoping to generate new ideas about education, a new charter school called Empowerment Academy will be sharing space with the BelovED Community Charter School on Grand Street in September. BelovED, ...
‘I’m with Bob’
Annual Cuban Day Parade becomes rally for Menendez
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Cuban Day Parade, which starts in North Bergen and runs through Guttenberg and West New York to end in Union City, has always been a barometer of local politics. This year was no ...
It’s not always someone else’s kid who’s drinking
Secaucus uses grant $$ to kick off program against underage alcohol abuse
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
If you think drug and alcohol abuse is confined to kids in big cities outside Secaucus, you’re wrong. “Substance abuse amongst the youth has been an issue in Secaucus for several years, but this to...
There are no stupid questions
For three years, NB Help Desk has offered responses to residents’ queries
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When fencing went up around a section of James J. Braddock North Hudson Park, local resident Danilo Martinez wondered what was up. So he sat down at his computer and asked the town. “Within a day, ...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
SCOREBOARD
Local baseball season ends with three losses
Weehawken, Union City and Marist all lose in sectional finals
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The NJSIAA state baseball tournament is an unyielding soul. There are only a handful of teams that can end their season in victory. The rest have to head into the summer months off a loss. For thre...
Don’t forget
Jun 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When you go to the beach …. This summer don’t forget the sun screen. And, don’t forget the young men that went to the beaches of Normandy, France some 70 years ago. They didn’t go with...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hudson Catholic softball team takes next step
Hawk freshman runner Ortiz continues to sparkle; former Prep star Edwards gets baseball gig
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
There was another local team that played for a state sectional championship this week, but it was the Hudson Catholic softball team, which lost to Immaculate Conception of Lodi, 5-1, in the NJSIAA ...
ROBBIANI, ROBERT G.
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Funeral services have been held for Robert G. "Uncle Bob" Robbiani, 75, of Leeds, N.Y. He passed away May 28 peacefully at his home after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family. Born in...
Hold PATH accountable for overcrowded trains
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Dear Editor: Thought experiment: What if Mayor Zimmer declared that the city needed to save money in the parking enforcement budget, so every weekend she would install jersey barriers in parking la...