Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
EVERETT, GEORGE M.
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A mass of Christian burial was held Oct. 8 St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for George M. Everett, 63, of Jersey City. He passed away Oct. 4. George served as a police officer of the Jersey City P...
Eight candidates fight for three spots
WNY school board election slated for Nov. 8
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three spots in West New York’s Nov. 8 Board of Education race. They include two slates – the Children First slate, backed by Mayor Felix Roque, and Save Our Schools...
Fair for all
Dancing, live music, food in four-day event at Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Families and residents enjoyed rides, food, and live music over the Columbus Day weekend from Friday to Tuesday at James Braddock Park as part of the Hudson County Fair. For the first time at the f...
Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
Light rail stops likely to be added in JC, NB, Bergen County
Agreement on gas tax should fuel rail expansion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...
Tenants' rights
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Dear Editor: Union City has a large number of renters and many cannot afford to buy a house or condo on their income even with two people working. Living and staying in their apartment without payi...
SISSERSON, ROBERT C.
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TOMS RIVER Robert C. Sisser-son, 94, of Toms River NJ, formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. He served in the Army during WW II and was a Past Commander of the Am...
Hoboken first responders give thanks for support in train crash aftermath
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Dear Editor: On Thursday Sept. 29 at 8:45 a.m., every working Hoboken Police, Fire and EMS unit responded to the NJ Transit Train Terminal for a reported train accident. The accident left over one ...
A quiet place to read
Library opens room for studying, learning about town history
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Main Library opened a new quiet reading room on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Commissioners, officials, and library patrons attended the ribbon cutting. The new room is covered with historical...