LABOY, RUBEN SR.
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Funeral services were held Dec. 6 for Ruben Laboy Sr., 84. He passed away peacefully at his home in Jersey City on Dec. 1, while surrounded by his loving family. Ruben was born Guayama and was rais...
The deliverers are among the culprits in package thefts
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Dear Editor: Your article on package thefts in Hoboken hit home for us--literally. We have been the victims of package thefts on multiple occasions and the problem seems to be increasing. I blame t...
Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...
Big controversies at City Council meeting
Runoff elections, Union Dry Dock land, park overspending
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hoboken City Council met on Wednesday Dec. 6 and discussed several controversial issues. This meeting – the second since a heated mayoral election last month – saw its share of political discus...
Council runoffs gives Fulop an edge, but opponents remain
Mayor pledges to finish projects his administration started
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although the Dec. 5 council runoff elections allowed Mayor Steven Fulop to retain his 6-3 voting majority on the City Council, the upset win by James Solomon over Rebecca Symes in Ward E gave Fulop...
Close shave for a good cause
Police, firefighters, others help raise funds and awareness for colon cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the “No Shave November” campaign has been held in North Bergen for many years, this year, the North Bergen police decided to help a local business owner raise funds and awareness about col...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic takes national ranking in stride
Hawks one of favorites to win overall NJSIAA T of C title
by Jim Hague
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One poll has them ranked as the No. 1 high school basketball team in all of New Jersey. Another has them placed as the No. 4 team in the entire country. But Hudson Catholic boys’ head basketball co...
MELENDEZ, JULIO MANUEL
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A funeral mass was held Nov. 30 at Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst, for Julio Manuel “Manny” Melendez, 80, of Lyndhurst. He passed away peacefully on Nov. 25 at home surrounded by family. Formerly o...
Finally Congress is taking action against sexual harassment
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Dear Editor, Recently, when asked if I was surprised at the amount of men being accused of sexual assault, I quickly answered, “not even a little.” I recalled the moment where I had to tell my boss...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...