$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
A life lesson kids can use
Children’s book deals with bullying
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For Belinda Diaz-Perez, publishing a children’s book is a dream come true. As the author of the recent “Bully the Bullfrog,” she has written a story that resonates with the anti-bullying theme the ...
The choices we make
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Dear Editor: As the school year ends, both of our children busily plan for their summer after high school and college beyond. But as we look ahead, nervous and excited for our kids, I can't help bu...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Thanks and Yanks!
WNY student given award for generosity on field trip
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On June 1, Det. Hilenne Chemas and members of the West New York Police Department took 300 middle school students on a field trip to Yankee Stadium. All students attending received an official Yank...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
VIVIANI, CONSTANCE
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A funeral mass was offered June 30 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Constance Viviani (nee Hodnovich), 90, a lifelong resident of Secaucus. She passed away June 25. She was the wife o...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
TASTY TIDBITS
Decker resigns as Prep hoop coach amid mass exodus of players
Prayers for former Prep and Hudson Catholic coach Ryan
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The situation surrounding the St. Peter’s Prep basketball program is not a good one right now. Just a few months ago, the Marauders were one of the premier teams in the state, winning the NJSIAA No...
When you go to the beach
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Dear Editor: This summer don’t forget the sun screen. Also, don’t forget the young men that went to the beaches of Normandy, France some 70 years ago. They didn’t go with sun screen to sunbathe on ...