Back to the future
Jersey City high schools hold graduation ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 1,000 people crowded into the William L. Dickinson High School Auditorium on June 19 to watch 458 students graduate, one of six commencement ceremonies held around the city that day. Anur...
ECKERT, THOMAS
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A funeral mass was held June 24 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Thomas Eckert, 47, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 20. Tommy was born in Jers...
Councilman terminated from county job
Investigator examined Ramchal’s HCIA work records
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
After an investigation by the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA), Jersey City Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal has been terminated from a job with the agency, a job he has held since 2008...
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Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
High school seniors set record
Class receives nearly $12M in scholarships, grants
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus High School graduating class of 2015 received nearly $12 million in scholarships and grants – the largest amount ever received in the history of the school. School Principal Dr. Robert...
HOWARD, VICTORIA
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated June 20 at St. Nicholas Church for Victoria Howard, 96. She passed away peacefully at her home on June 16. Victoria was born in Jersey City and was a lifel...
Getting to the bottom of it
Confusion over new ordinance regulating boats in city waters
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
A new ordinance granting city officials enhanced power to remove boats abandoned in Hoboken waters has generated concern among mariners who have been mooring their sailboats legally for years on th...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
Cruising through history
Residents enjoy environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, a Secaucus resident for 65 years. The Riverkeeper Environmental Boat Ride o...