$72.3M school district budget proposed
School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and educators
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics ...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
HAYES, DELORES
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Funeral services took place March 16 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Delores Hayes of Jersey City. She passed away March 8. She was the wife of the late Elijah Hayes, mother of Jeryl...
KIRKLAND, GARY F.
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Funeral services were held March 16 at the Church of the Incarnation, Jersey City for Gary F. Kirkland. He was born in 1947 in Jersey City, the second son of the late Fred Kirkland and Hurlia Graha...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
A celebration of the Irish
St. Patrick’s Parade draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Not everything went according to the “luck o’ the Irish” on March 12 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Jersey City. While the weather cooperated and there was no rain or snow, a stiff bree...
SCOREBOARD
Talk of final Friar game tarnishes Hawks’ huge victory
Hudson Catholic’s first state sectional in 42 years gets overshadowed by St. Anthony status
by Jim Hague
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It might have been the final game in the incredible history of St. Anthony High School basketball, but last Wednesday night wasn’t the place or the time to talk about the looming demise of legendar...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
The takeaway, glug glug glug
Local students try to learn from water main woes
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Two local schools have been turning Hoboken’s water infrastructure headache into a learning experience. Hoboken suffered its fourth water main break this year in the wee hours of Tuesday, Feb. 28 a...
‘Folklife’ ensemble to appear at UBS Atrium Series
Traditional music will be served for lunch on March 29
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Juno Award winner Jayme Stone will be featured next at The UBS Atrium Series. The free concert will take place on Wednesday, March 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium, 1000 Harbor Boulevard, in the Linc...