Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 24 at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Jersey City, for Edward Bauch, 75. He died peacefully on Feb. 20 at Jersey City Medical Center. Jersey City born and raised, Edd...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
Spelling bee winners at middle school discuss words and winning
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Could you spell “interminableness”? How about “potentialities” or “prostidigitation”? Well, the three winners of last month’s Secaucus Middle School spelling bee sure can. “It feels good,” said six...
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A funeral mass was performed Feb. 24 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for James Daly, 89, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully on Feb. 21 at his residence. Born in Weehawken, Jim was a ...
A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star ...
Urgency collides with caution
Council wants assessment on land gift to Liberty Science Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that they want to know the value of a 17-acre piece of property before agreeing to give it to Liberty Science Center, at the Feb. 21 council caucus members of the City Council threatened to ...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
City and schools honor Black History Month
Mayor recognizes two residents, students learn about prominent African Americans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
For Black History Month, Hoboken students have been learning about prominent African Americans past and present recently. Also, Mayor Dawn Zimmer presented proclamations honoring two citizens for t...
Please, not another Observer Highway
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Let us face facts. Hoboken is over-developed and now has too many cars. There are three things everyone can count on in the future: 1. New residents will bring their cars. 2. Hoboken w...
Winning a state track title? It’s Cougar-ific!
McNair Academic wins NJSIAA overall Group I state crown; first in school history
by Jim Hague
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s one thing to win a state sectional team championship in indoor track and field. Frankly, it’s not an easy thing to do. The team wins are so very rare. Now, ramp that up just a notch and consid...