Taking a stand
Jersey City Pride Festival will focus on transgender rights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
After decades of fighting for basic rights and finally obtaining the freedom to marry, the LGBT community is gearing up for yet another battle to retain some of their gains. Faced with a hostile U....
New turf, new tech in new school year
North Bergen superintendent discusses upcoming changes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The public schools in North Bergen open on Thursday, Sept. 7. According to Superintendent of Schools George Solter Jr., students will see a mix of new and continuing programs, additional technology...
Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Throughout the nation, the move to legalize cannabis for medical reasons and recreational purposes is gaining momentum. More than a dozen States have already taken action to allow the ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Lincoln wins Hamilton Park summer league title
Hoboken Shockers fall in RBI semis; apologies to Curry
by Jim Hague
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the Jersey City Recreation Hamilton Park High School Basketball Summer League began in June, there were very few people who gave the hometown Lincoln Lions a chance to win the league crown. ...
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
A hilarious romp
Indie comedy film ‘Unleashed’ stars Jersey native Kate Micucci
by C.M. Matzner
Reporter Editor
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The premise of the new comedy film “Unleashed” – debuting in theaters and on demand Friday, Aug. 25 – may make you wonder why no one’s done it before. After all, it seems deceptively simple: What i...
SANNS, LINDA L
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Funeral services were held Aug. 16 for Linda L. Sanns of North Bergen. She passed away Aug. 11. She was the mother of Kim Busa and her husband Richard; grandmother of Joseph and Olivia; sister of S...
Next gen builders
Union City kids receive awards for STEM program creations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
At just 11 years old, Treston Torres, a participant in the summer program of Union City S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), has the makings of a future tech executive. “At home, I go ...
A big part of Jersey City
Puerto Rican flag raising marks start of festival week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the better part of the city’s history, Puerto Ricans have played a significant role in the cultural life and business in Jersey City. “They helped build this community,” said Mayor Steven Fulop...
Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Throughout the nation, the move to legalize cannabis for medical reasons and recreational purposes is gaining momentum. More than a dozen States have already taken action to allow the ...