The Tear Drop
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
On September 11th, 2001, a Tear dropped from my eyes, As I watched as the Twin Towers fall down from the sky, The tear went down my face to my chin, As I became frightened & my thoughts became grim...
Ask the Ump!
by Mike Lynch
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
PITCHING QUESTION : In high school, baseball only, runners on third and first; while in set position, pitcher fakes a throw to third, spins and throws to first in an attempt to pick off runner. Is ...
Did you miss these stories over the weekend?
Sep 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
For eight years, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her allies on the Hoboken City Council publicly supported each other’s agendas – but with a contentious election less than two months away, it’s not just the ...
Permanent Sept. 11 memorial opens in Hoboken
Sep 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken's new glass-paneled Sept. 11 memorial has been completed on Pier A Park, across the river from the new World Trade Center. The structure is 90 feet long and just over six feet ta...
Jersey City candidates file to run
Scores want council seats, but it’s Fulop vs. Matsikoudis for mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City voters, going to the polls in the first November municipal elections in modern times, will be able to choose between two candidates for mayor and a wide range of candidates for City Cou...
Still struggling
Despite greater acceptance, LGBTQ community still faces issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
When some in the LGBTQ community talk about “the bad old days” they largely mean that period of time when they lived in fear. People would mock them in public, and do worse in the dark of night. Ma...
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North Bergen relaunches municipal website, with a informative, mobile friendly focus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Don't you hate visiting your town's website with your iPhone, having to work your thumbs just to get from one page section to another? North Bergen feels your pain. That’s why they relaunched their...
Suez smackdown!
Council concerned with $8.3 million liability
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
For eight years, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her allies on the City Council publicly supported each other’s agendas – but with a contentious election less than two months away, it’s not just the local wa...
‘Walking through the water was like walking through peanut butter’
Secaucus helps Katy, Texas residents after Hurricane Harvey
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus, unlike nearby municipalities, will not be helping Houston after Hurricane Harvey’s destruction. Instead, the town is working to help Katy, a nearby Texas city that suffered mass damage fr...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...