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Jersey City’s Matthews named HS Rugby All-American
North Bergen’s appeal denied; JC’s Morgan becomes men’s hoop coach at Bergen Community
Jul 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When Eamonn Matthews decided to attend Xavier High School in Manhattan, he was taking a bit of a risk, considering his father, Terry , is one of the top administrators at Hudson Catholic in Jersey ...
From Jersey City to the Jersey Shore
Up-and-coming band played live on WFMU
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City got a little taste of the Jersey shore last week when The Coffin Daggers stopped over to do a live performance on their way to the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival. Peter Klarnet, the ba...
Rising from the ashes
Willow Avenue café reopens after fire
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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After six and a half months of shuttered service, D’s Soul Full Café is back in business, and possibly better than ever. On New Year’s Day 2015, an electrical fire broke out in the apartment above ...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
American Dream rises from the wetlands
Construction underway on massive mall and entertainment complex
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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As the joke goes, the “crane” is the new official bird of the Meadowlands. Numerous construction cranes tower over the property around the megamall once known as Xanadu near MetLife Stadium in East...
Don’t resist educational change in Jersey City
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Dear Editor: The Jersey City Public Schools are blessed with many advantages: dynamic and devoted teachers, visionary leadership, a diverse student body, and thousands of parents excited to partici...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Thank you kind man
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Dear Editor: I live in Hoboken. Last week I had a nice conversation with a gentleman in the Hoboken Path Station about how my sister, who just passed away, used to send money to St. Jude’s charity ...
WEBSTER, DAVID JEFFREY
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A memorial service will be held at the Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St., on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. for David Jeffrey Webster, 64, the Collections Manager at the Hoboken Historical Mu...