Happy National Signing Day at Union City
Five Soaring Eagles sign scholarship letters; Hurley bemoans Friars’ intensity
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It was a great day at Union City High School, where five Soaring Eagles signed scholarship letters and eight in total made declarations to play on the next level. Leading the way was standout offen...
Strollers for needy moms
Studio will donate to Baby Buggy charity for each family portrait
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The baby stroller has become such a symbol of Hoboken’s gradual gentrification – it’s often the first thing people mention when they talk about the city’s changes, regardless of their stance – that...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
Focusing on the issues at issue
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Dear Editor: There has been much chaos about the upcoming New Jersey Assembly race in the 31st Legislative District. While I clearly do understand the game that is being played, we must focus on th...
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 ...
A note about Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner
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Dear Editor: I have known Mayor Turner for over 30 years now and while I admit that we have often been on different sides of issues regarding the town, I must add that we have always maintained a m...
Family Fun Day honoring Hoboken Teacher – NJ Teacher of the Year
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Dear Editor: I am writing to share with the community the outpouring of pride and excitement we all feel for Hoboken Public School Teacher Mr. Mark Mautone, New Jersey State Teacher of the Year! On...
Braddock Park diversion
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Dear Editor: The Township of North Bergen claims the “compelling need” for its Braddock Park Diversion application (which would permanently grant the Township land in Hudson County's Braddock Park ...
Aware of our country’s strives and struggles
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Dear Editor: As an 18 year old college freshman I fear many things such as failure, debt, not finding a job once I graduate, and a racially divided America. While I am still trying to find what pol...