Senior picnic returns
Dancing, eating, and mingling
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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The town of North Bergen held its annual free picnic for seniors of North Bergen at Schuetzen Park this past Wednesday. Some seniors have been coming to the picnic for years, and others made it out...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
Liberty Realty gives
Company dedicates a percentage of profits to local groups
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In recognition of Liberty Realty’s 1st company softball game, President Joseph Covello and Regional Director Michael Berney presented The Hoboken Little League and the Hoboken Homeless Shelter with...
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Funeral services have taken place for John Van Buskirk, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away Sept. 13. He was born in New York City and lived most of his life in North Bergen. John was working as a ...
Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
Thank you
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This is a “Thank You” for the wonderful people who work at our Weehawken Public Library. Our library is not just a library for books it also offers recreation programs. Every month we ...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
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If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Clothing for every taste
Jersey City Fashion Week kicks off on Sept. 21
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but fashion often is not, coming instead out of the creative spirit of designers who read public sentiment and then set trends. Over the last five years, J...
Tax relief must include help for NJ retirees
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Dear Editor: On behalf of our 1.3 million members in New Jersey, AARP supports proposals to increase the personal income tax pension and retirement income exclusion fivefold over three years. An in...