Taking off
Weehawken High School graduates 97 kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School sent 97 graduates into the real world on June 23. The school’s 77th graduating class may have been small, but it still brought in $7.6 million in scholarship offers, and notch...
Oh what a Fourth!
City relocates festival amid state budget conflict
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In a massive military-like operation, city officials relocated the annual Fourth of July Festival from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place after Gov. Christopher Christie ordered state parks and b...
Fixing West Side Ave
Town gets $9M to make over heavily trafficked road
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
West Side Avenue in North Bergen is set to receive a new makeover. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 28 accepting an additional $9 million from the 2017 state Transportation Tr...
City exempts certain areas from ‘500-foot rule’ for bars
Also at council meeting: Residents speak about Dry Dock petition
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Into the real world
Memorial HS graduates 424 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York’s Memorial High School graduated 424 students at Coviello Field June 22. The valedictorian (first in the class) was Giselle Martinez, and salutatorian (second in the class) was Jennif...
GEHLER, ANN B.
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Funeral services were offered July 7 at St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoboken for Ann B. Gehler, 84. She passed away July 1 peacefully at her home in Hoboken surrounded by her family. Ann ...
Police Beat
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City resident arrested for DWI On Saturday, June 24, at 4:57 p.m., Jersey City resident Deglis Salgado, 31, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, DWI in a school zone, rec...
SCOREBOARD
Prep’s Portorreal named Reporter Male Athlete of the Year
Football, basketball standout earns nod; fourth Marauder ever to receive year-end award
by Jim Hague
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jorge Portorreal had to make the decision on what high school he would attend almost four years ago, the Union, N.J. native selected St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City for two reasons. “I wanted ...
Top kickers
North Bergen Recreation holds annual Soccer Awards for youth teams
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Recreation Department held its annual Soccer Awards and end-of-year-barbecue for its 47 youth soccer teams on June 30. The event was held at Bruins Stadium in Braddock Park. The roug...