Olympic gold medal winning wrestler Maroulis resides in Jersey City
by Jim Hague
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
How about this for an interesting piece of information? We have an Olympic gold medal winner living amongst us all in Jersey City. That’s right, someone who captured the gold last summer in Rio now...
Maestros in North Bergen
High school holds annual art show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers touched down at North Bergen High School’s annual art show May 17, prepared not to fight off intergalactic threats, but to showcase the latest efforts from various...
Riding to remember
Police Unity Tour pauses in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
With local officials and residents waiting near the city’s statue to fallen police on Montgomery Street in Jersey City on May 9, nearly 200 people on bicycles made their way from New York City’s 9/...
Alligator spotted in Secaucus
DPW worker saw reptile at pond three days before kids’ event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
A local DPW worker spotted a two-and-a-half-foot alligator in the town’s Duck Pond on Wednesday, May 3, Mayor Michael Gonnelli confirmed last week. The Duck Pond has no fence around it and children...
Good jobs and a clean environment: perfect together
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There was a time when the debate over the nation’s economic future boiled down to the question: “Do you want a clean environment, or good jobs?” In reality, New Jersey is showing that ...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
More powerful than heroin
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin have a new risk. Drug dealers across the United States have begun to mix drugs with an extremely powerful and dangerous drug known...
Remembering grid legend Zeitounian
Big softball win for SDA; top fives
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Carl Holbig became emotional when the former Union Hill football coach was asked to talk a bit about perhaps the most heralded player Holbig ever coached, All-State lineman Mark Zeitounian . “When ...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident arrested after allegedly hitting man with an umbrella On Monday May, 15 at 9:58 p.m. the Hoboken Police Department arrested Hoboken resident Luis Rivera, age 50. Rivera was charged...