Santa arrives early in North Bergen
Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Children living the North Bergen Housing Authority got their gifts a week early at the third annual Christmas Party at Lawler Towers last Saturday. Each child walked up to Santa to get a gift. Seba...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
Footing the bill
Residents turn to GoFundMe when crossing guards need comfortable shoes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s crossing guards get a uniform allowance of $700 annually. But some residents thought that it might help to supplement it for the winter, particularly where shoes are concerned. Recently,...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...
Magical
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last night I was walking down 3rd Street from Washington. Seeing the folks congregated outside the homeless shelter, I thought about how magical that place is. Two out-of-town visitors...
Celebrating legends
Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the premier social events of the year, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honored four local “Legends’’ for their impact on the community at its Dec. 8 Legends Ball in Jersey City. Set...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...
Tonnelle Avenue’s future
City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A local stretch of Route 1 & 9, Tonnelle Avenue runs along the foot of the Western Slope in Jersey City, and is among the ugliest highways in the state, a throwback to a time when the road was one ...
HALDUSIEWICZ, JOSEPH
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial took place Dec. 17 at St. Anne's Church, Jersey City for Joseph Haldusiewicz, 66, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 13. Joseph was a career attorney...
SCOREBOARD
Marauders look to return to big time
Mirabel needs football stars Portorreal, Simon to perform
by Jim Hague
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
When the high school basketball season began with preseason practices last month, the St. Peter’s Prep contingent was missing a few key parts. That’s because a few of the Marauders were also key me...