North Bergen High School will split in two
Tenth thru 12th grades will move in 2019; other schools reconfigured
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Then tenth through 12th grades at North Bergen High School will be moved to the former county high school campus on 85th Street in 2019, after the city completes an estimated $15 to $20 million pur...
There’s a place here for young politicos
Democrat and Republican groups slug it out in informal event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Billed as a forum about the issues, the Oct. 17 debate between the Hudson County Young Republicans and Young Democrats was raucous and fun, more like a social meetup than a political event, althoug...
Ghosts, goblins, and…Trump?
Hoboken’s kids (little and big) prepare for Halloween parade festivities
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the traditional Ragamuffin Halloween parade in Hoboken each year, the holiday isn’t just for kids anymore -- as evidenced by the number of families who decorate their houses from top to bot...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Casey T., a fourth grader in Weehawken, wants to be Captain America, while Roger P., an elementary school student in Union City, wants to be a clown. Sebastian, Roger’s younger brother, said he pla...
Ravi Bhalla supports Forward Together team
Oct 30, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to express my enthusiastic support for the Forward Together team (1-2-4 ) of Jen Evans, Sheillah Dallara, and Irene Sobolov. When I first moved to Hoboken, the administration o...
A cop’s best friend
Port Authority graduates seven new canine teams
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
One by one, Port Authority police officers and their partner dogs walked to the front of the room at the Jersey City Port Authority facility to receive their diplomas. The Oct. 26 ceremony was as m...
Town to appraise land for new parking lot
Postpones vote to lower speed limits near schools
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
At the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26, the commissioners adopted an ordinance to purchase 1132 Hillside Place. The town intends to build a parking lot for police parkin...
School board candidates respond to test scores
Most below average
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education received the public school students’ 2015-2016 year state test scores last month, and although some grade levels showed improvement, most scores were still below the ...
Vote 3,5,6 to put a halt to runaway school taxes
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There is no other way to put it: the Hoboken school district spends too much money and expects us – the taxpayers – to foot the bill. Once again, the district is going over the 2 perce...
Young movie-makers unite
Black Maria Film Festival returns to the library
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library hosted the 35th annual Black Maria Film Festival and announced the winners of the New Jersey Young Filmmakers contest on Thursday, Oct. 20. Black Maria is a travelin...