A real success story
New City Kids makes a difference
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Years before she came on as development director, Laura Gosa was intrigued by New City Kids. The sense of community and spirituality of the after school program touched her in a special way, beyond...
A home for Jassmani, and others
From Jersey City to Hoboken to Secaucus, local volunteers advocate for neglected kids
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
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If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
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Funeral services were held Sept. 8 for Dennis J. Mooney, 68, of Toms River. He passed away Sept. 5 at home. Dennis was born in Jersey City, and lived in Guttenberg before moving to Toms River 12 ye...
School naming decision was shameful
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Dear Editor: The JC Board of Education shamefully and undemocratically voted in a caucus meeting, before its advertised general meeting on Aug. 26, against naming PS 34 after the clear choice of Pr...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist:    My two sisters and I get together every summer with our kids and husbands. We’ve been doing this since my mom died five years ago to try to keep some kind of family connection...
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Judge dismisses lawsuit against former Jersey City police chief On Sept. 7, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro dismissed a lawsuit against former Police Chief Robert Cowan on the grounds of i...
Secaucus experiencing youth movement on gridiron
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Veteran Secaucus High School head football coach Charlie Voorhees is well aware that his program needs to improve after two uncharacteristic down seasons. “It’s funny,” Voorhees said. “You go back ...
Vote no in November to expand casino gambling to North Jersey
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Dear Editor: Trenton has a track record of making promises it fails to keep. The latest plan to expand casino gaming into North New Jersey is another bad bet that will favor special interests and h...
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9/11 Interfaith Memorial Service The Hoboken community will come together on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. on the southeast corner of Hoboken’s Pier A Park to share in its annual September 11th Interf...