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A funeral service took place Feb. 3 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Rev. Frank E. Gamble of Jersey City. He passed away Jan. 25. He was the father of Troy Gamble; brother of James Jr....
Caught in the middle
Legal immigrants concerned about new federal rules
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 440 440 recommendations | email to a friend
Jay, a downtown Jersey City resident of four years and a legal immigrant working in the financial sector, always thought he would spend the rest of his life living in America. But his dream of star...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
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Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Election question back in the public’s hands
Council overrides mayor’s veto, so runoffs will be on ballot
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has passed a resolution to allow voters to determine next November how they will hold future elections. The majority of the council voted (7-2) to let the public determine later th...
Election schedules and unintended consequences
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Dear Editor: There are problems with December runoffs, but, despite what the blogs say, increasing voter fraud isn’t one of them. 1,000 bought and paid for votes don’t matter less in November when ...
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Funeral services were held Feb. 5 for Ilse Grossmann, 76. She passed away peacefully at home. Born in Bremerhaven, Germany, Ilse immigrated to the United States in 1957, settling in Hoboken. A reti...
Writing against hate
Student places third countywide with Holocaust poem
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
“The police came, looking for the Jews/ I laid down, let someone else be my muse.” These lines aren't from Holocaust Anne Frank's famed diary, but from an award-winning poem by North Bergen High Sc...
Young Snyder team trying to come of age
by Jim Hague
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Shelton Gibbs knew that his Snyder High School boys’ basketball team might endure some growing pains in the 2017-18 season. “We’re very young,” Gibbs said. “We have six sophomores on the team that ...
Culture celebrated
LGBTQ, Black History, and other arts events upcoming
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Arts programs throughout Jersey City will highlight diversity in the next month. In the mix: A show about the visual legacy of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) experience on Broa...
Flapjacks and syrup
Scouts hold annual pancake breakfast fundraiser
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Flapjacks, sausage, and syrup were on order at the Masonic Temple Jan. 4, as Secaucus Boy Scout Troop 22 held their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser, now in its 11th year. Donations were $8 at t...