A big part of Jersey City
Puerto Rican flag raising marks start of festival week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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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...
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...
VALLE, RICHARD THOMAS
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 15 at St. Mary’s RC Church, Jersey City, for Richard Thomas Valle, 26, of Jersey City. He died at home Aug. 5. Richard is survived by his mother, Margarita Valle, hi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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North Bergen offers Disney-themed extravaganza at the pool Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners are staging a huge end-of-summer party for residents of North Bergen. This year’s Nort...
Time for legal cannabis in New Jersey
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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 ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Shooting leaves one dead, one injured on Forest Avenue Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that on Aug. 13 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Jersey City police officers responded to a report of p...
Marist’s Rosario signs with Eastern Kentucky
Talented point guard gets treated like hoop royalty
by Jim Hague
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Talk about your royal treatment especially for a Lady Royal Knight. Emely Rosario was being heavily recruited by NCAA Division I Eastern Kentucky recently when they presented the Marist High School...
Jersey City municipal election is all over the place
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A good odds maker would give Mayor Steven Fulop a better than even chance at getting reelected in November. This is not because Fulop has done much to inspire his supporters, many of whom have beco...
Drug Education/Rehabilitation
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Dear Editor: Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones wh...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: It seems like I’m always stressed out. I make lists every day of what has to be done because there is so much going on, with my work, my home, and my children’s activities. I’m a...