FERNANDEZ, MARIA J.
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A funeral mass was offered at Our Lady of Libera Church for Maria J. Fernandez, 94, of North Bergen. She passed away July 17. Born in Chaparra, Oriente, Cuba she was a retired seamstress. She was t...
Renaissance man
Local resident balances power lifting, boxing, coaching, and clothing line
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The question isn’t what North Bergen’s Tyler Solan can do, but what he can’t. He’s pulled a 100-ton plane with a rope for Special Olympics New Jersey. He’s placed in the top 15 statewide for Crossf...
Support Gov. Murphy’s pre-K expansion
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Dear Editor: This writer recalls in approximately 1965 under the Johnson Administration the opening of the first Head Start pre-schools in Jersey City. This most worthy program was responsible for ...
A lesson on the water
New Jersey’s tall ship sails New York Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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About two dozen Hudson County students got their chance to sail on Oyster Schooner A.J. Meerwald, the official tall ship of New Jersey, in early July. The voyage, which left from Liberty State Park...
This is not the Hudson County we know and love
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Dear Editor: For decades, Hudson County has been a welcoming community and bastion of democratic values. But on Thursday, July 12, we were betrayed when the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholder...
Fire deaths on the rise in NJ: eight child victims since January
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Dear Editor: How many more families will have to suffer the loss of loved ones due to fire? Tragically, 37 lives have been lost since January, including eight innocent children, in 27 home fires th...
Who’s really our enemy?
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Dear Editor: Trump claimed once that the media was the enemy of the people, full of “fake news”; and, after his summit meeting with Russia’s Putin, trying to make our relations with that country le...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Teen convicted in Hoboken Housing Authority fatal shooting 19-year-old Keyshawn Wiggins of Jersey City was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated manslaughter for the f...
EXTRA INNINGS
Jersey City Jackie Robinson sending two teams to RBI World Series
by Jim Hague
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It’s a feat when one local team is fortunate enough to head to Major League Baseball’s RBI World Series. It’s another thing altogether when two teams earn the right. And then, it becomes even more ...
New Jersey is not a progressive state
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Despite the fact that Gov. Phil Murphy has said he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, he is on a roll, living up to his campaign promise to introduce an aggressive progr...