Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
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A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
A real treasure
Storage pirate finds possessions of Grammy-winning jazz performer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When Steven Monetti peered into the storage unit last month, he sensed something special about it. Monetti, of North Bergen, makes his living as what some people call “a storage pirate.” He is ofte...
Life in Uganda, and other stories
Three local authors debut popular novels
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Three authors with a Hoboken connection have released unique books in the past year – a novel, a memoir, and a business how-to. Each book depicts a type of transition, whether a change in location,...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
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Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
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Funeral services took place Jan. 13 for Thomas Robert McCann, 79, of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 4. He was born in Jersey City and lived most of his life in North Bergen. Thomas was a dock wo...
St. Peter’s Peacocks living the high life outside the arc
by Jim Hague
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The game of basketball has undergone a major transformation in recent years. Gone are the days where teams with a dominant big man ruled the world. The short range jump shot, the jumper from anywhe...
Quick thinking North Bergen grid standouts save three dogs
State assembly passes law allowing cooperative sports programs; hoop insights; top fives
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Michael Santini and Christopher Lopez are the best of friends. “I don’t consider him a friend,” Lopez said. “I consider him family. He’s my brother from another mother.” “Whatever I do, he’s right ...
Gearing up for the 21st Century
Boy Scouts unveil new STEM program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When my best friend Dave and I joined the Boy Scouts as kids, we didn’t do it for the education. Oh, we knew all about merit badges and how we needed to earn them to advance in rank. And we earned ...
Dancing with the stars?
Local anti-Trump advocate gets bit part in Spielberg film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Perhaps fate played a hand in helping Tracey Everett, a local dance instructor with a history of working on Broadway, get a bit part as a dancer in the new Steven Spielberg film, “The Post.” The fi...
Re: Sexual aggression at the workplace
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Dear Editor: The outing in Hollywood of producers, directors, actors by survivors of this alleged sexual misconduct is freeing to all people who are and were subject to it. The survivors weren't ca...