MARTINEZ, SAMMY
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A funeral mass took place July 26 at St. Nicholas Church in Jersey City for Sammy Martinez, 62, of Union City. He passed away July 21. He was born in Puerto Rico and lived most of his life in Union...
TASTY TIDBITS
Jersey City teacher Clarke prepares for next pro boxing bout
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He made news when he made plans to become a professional boxer two years ago at the ripe age of 35, then officially made his pro debut earlier this year. Now, Jersey City resident and teacher Nicoy...
FERNANDEZ, MARIA J.
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A funeral mass was offered at Our Lady of Libera Church for Maria J. Fernandez, 94, of North Bergen. She passed away July 17. Born in Chaparra, Oriente, Cuba she was a retired seamstress. She was t...
Support Gov. Murphy’s pre-K expansion
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Dear Editor: This writer recalls in approximately 1965 under the Johnson Administration the opening of the first Head Start pre-schools in Jersey City. This most worthy program was responsible for ...
Renaissance man
Local resident balances power lifting, boxing, coaching, and clothing line
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The question isn’t what North Bergen’s Tyler Solan can do, but what he can’t. He’s pulled a 100-ton plane with a rope for Special Olympics New Jersey. He’s placed in the top 15 statewide for Crossf...
A lesson on the water
New Jersey’s tall ship sails New York Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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About two dozen Hudson County students got their chance to sail on Oyster Schooner A.J. Meerwald, the official tall ship of New Jersey, in early July. The voyage, which left from Liberty State Park...
This is not the Hudson County we know and love
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Dear Editor: For decades, Hudson County has been a welcoming community and bastion of democratic values. But on Thursday, July 12, we were betrayed when the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholder...
Who’s really our enemy?
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Dear Editor: Trump claimed once that the media was the enemy of the people, full of “fake news”; and, after his summit meeting with Russia’s Putin, trying to make our relations with that country le...
Fire deaths on the rise in NJ: eight child victims since January
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Dear Editor: How many more families will have to suffer the loss of loved ones due to fire? Tragically, 37 lives have been lost since January, including eight innocent children, in 27 home fires th...
EXTRA INNINGS
Jersey City Jackie Robinson sending two teams to RBI World Series
by Jim Hague
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It’s a feat when one local team is fortunate enough to head to Major League Baseball’s RBI World Series. It’s another thing altogether when two teams earn the right. And then, it becomes even more ...