North Bergen increases school security
Also supports impending national student walkout
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen school officials are working on plans to place an armed police officer in every public school, according to Mayor Nicholas Sacco. The plan comes after a gunman at a Parkland, Fla. high...
A partial victory for immigrant rights
Hudson County agrees not to flag prisoners for ICE
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone expected Hudson County to stop dealing with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), they were disappointed last week. Immigration rights activists opposing the Trump administra...
Protecting kids
Secaucus responds to Fla. school shooting, upcoming protests
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 712 712 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus officials have been discussing how to handle an upcoming walkout planned by students around the country on March 14, mean to encourage Congress to pass gun control legislation. High school...
Hudson County’s relationship with ICE
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am disappointed to read that Hudson County ended the partnership program with ICE. So instead of notifying ICE when an illegal criminal leaves the county jail, the county now allows ...
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A funeral mass was held March 6 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Marianne Lyle, 74 of Secaucus. She passed away Feb. 28 at the Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Hoboken t...
Prep’s 1,000-point club welcomes two new members in Simon, Thiele
by Jim Hague
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The 1,000-point club at St. Peter’s Prep is an exclusive group. The names appear on a banner that hangs in the Prep gymnasium. Until recently, there were only nine members of the club, nine Maraude...
Hear, touch, feel
PS 22 gets first ‘sensory classroom’ in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Even before the ribbon was cut on the school district’s first sensory classroom at PS. 22, kids gathered in the hall, staring into the newly-constructed space with wonder. A sensory room is a caref...
Still spinning records
Longtime DJ adapts to changes in industry
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Jack Ninivaggi got his start in music over 40 years ago at the present site of a picnic grove near the Fairview/North Bergen border. The property on 95th Street was once the Orchard Grove Bar, and ...
To legalize or not?
First hearing on recreational marijuana held in area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Proponents and opponents came together in Jersey City on Feb. 21 for the first of a planned series of hearings across the state to discuss the possible legalization of marijuana in New Jersey. Led ...
Lincoln’s season ends with loss to top team in state
Secaucus’ dream year ends with loss to University; Prep’s Kelly fourth in Atlantic City
by Jim Hague
Mar 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
When the girls’ high school basketball season began with practices in late November, veteran Lincoln head coach Tommy Best didn’t know what kind of team he had. “My friends were getting on me, beca...