TYSZKA, HENRY T.
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Funeral services have been held for Henry T. Tyszka “HT,” 33, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly at home on Jan. 30. Henry worked in the HVAC industry for 10 years. Henry e...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
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Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
Honoring a freedom fighter
Union City salutes Cuban activist’s birthday
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Union City commissioners and locals held a small ceremony Friday, Jan. 27, honoring Cuban nationalist Jose Marti on what would have been his 164th birthday. Marti, who was born in Cuba, fought for ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken girls’ hoop squad enjoying breakout campaign
Football coaches come and go; Marist girls remain unbeaten
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The girls’ basketball program at Weehawken High School certainly has not been a world beater for quite some time. In fact, the Indians were nothing more than lopsided cannon fodder for most of the ...
Weehawken students track sharks in STEM session
New Chromebooks allow the use of blended learning tools
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Weehawken Township students are connecting with shark trackers using blended learning tools as part of a new STEM curriculum. In mid-November, the students met online with OCEARCH Founding Chairman...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    I was in a minor car accident last month. There were no injuries, so I consider myself very fortunate. I was going through an intersection, when another car ran a red light, a...
BRIEFS
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Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. You may attend an informatio...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Boy Scouts of America removes ban on transgender boys Several months after Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus removed a transgender boy, 8-year-old Joe Maldonado, from their group, the Boy Scouts have s...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Weehawken’s Padron following in brother’s footsteps
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Brayan Padron didn’t have to look far to find inspiration as an athlete. All he had to do was look inside his living room. That’s because Padron, the Weehawken senior multi-sport star, is the stepb...