Happy Birthday, America!
Jersey City celebrates the Fourth of July
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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An estimated 125,000 people showed up at Liberty State Park on July 4 for what might have been the city’s biggest birthday party. Although the sky was thick with clouds, rain did not come until lat...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
McMAHON, JAMES V., JR.
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Funeral services were held June 25 for James V. McMahon, Jr., 57. He passed away suddenly on June 19. Jim was born in Glen Ridge to Jean M. and James V. McMahon Sr. and was raised in West Caldwell....
Council votes on 30-year development agreement
424-unit residential project will include park, retail, some affordable housing
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
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The City Council voted (7-2) Wednesday night to approve a series of resolutions and ordinances authorizing a 30-year agreement that will let a private developer build housing on the west side of to...
Hamilton!
Officials gather to pay tribute to a founding father of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although he never became president of the United States, Alexander Hamilton historically was a superstar, one the founding fathers in the aftermath of the American Revolution. While both celebrated...
Legendary Persuasions coming to Summer Concerts on the Hudson
Free concert will be at Lincoln Harbor Park in Weehawken, July 13
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The Persuasions can boast over five decades as one of the top vocal groups in the world and show no signs of slowing down. Fans from Tokyo to Harlem are in awe of how this extraordinary group can d...
Residents tell police about local break-ins
Meetings between cops and public meant to increase communication
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents came to Our Lady of Fatima church a week ago to tell police about problems in their neighborhood ranging from serial burglaries to traffic tie-ups. “These aren’t teenagers doing this; the...
Thank you all for terrific effort!
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Dear Editor: A collaborative spirit is flourishing in Union City with 3 members of Union City's DPW digging in, and well, pitching in too. Alicia Morejon giving hands on supervision, Edwin digging ...
MIELE, JAMES
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Funeral mass was held July 7 at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Hoboken, for James Miele, 87. He was born in Hoboken, where he resided before moving to Wood-Ridge. He was a parishioner of Sts. Peter & Pa...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic’s Jones earns Reporter Male Athlete of Year award
by Jim Hague
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Growing up, Royaal Jones was just like any other flourishing multi-sport athlete. “I played football, basketball and ran track,” Jones said. “I also did some swimming and wrestling at the [Jersey C...