ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
It’s Hammer time
North Bergen senior steps up in final season
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Icies Hammer knew that it was going to be her final season of basketball at North Bergen High School. With the encouragement of her head coach, Dan Reardon , Hammer realized it was time to – pardon...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Saint Dominic Academy Students recognized for achievement Four students from St. Dominic Academy earned distinctions recently in arts and academics. Grace Patrick, a freshman from Jersey City, was ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Warm up your green thumbs at a Hoboken Garden Club workshop To inspire gardeners during these winter days, the Hoboken Garden Club (HGC) will present a Houseplant Workshop on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the...
Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Weehawken tax bills highest in county in 2014 Property owners in Weehawken paid the highest average total property taxes, at $12,250 per tax bill, in Hudson County in 2014, according to figures rel...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Commissioner Ferraro announces upcoming retirement at end of term “Representing the people of North Bergen for the last 16 years has been a wonderful, enlightening and truly rewarding experience,” ...
I will
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Dear Editor: I am proud to announce Plan One of my agenda if elected to the Jersey City Municipal Council. There are many times in which candidates run and gives a vague explanation of a plan. That...
BRIEFS
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Munoz withdraws from commissioner race Former Freeholder Jose Munoz says he won’t run for the Board of Commissioners in the May elections. “At this time, following much activity in my personal life...
Freedom of the press in France and the U.S.
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Dear Editor: We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press. Meat industry fanatics in...