Engineered traffic nightmares
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Dear Editor: I have lived in Hoboken for many years and in the same location on Observer Highway. Watching the positive changes since the mid 90’s has been something most cities would love to exper...
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A funeral mass was held Dec. 30 at St. Anthony Church for Martha Izurieta, 78, of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 23. She was born in Ecuador and lived for many years in North Bergen. She was th...
Outgoing school board member talks about changes
Also at meetings: Audit, students of the month
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Board of Education said farewell to its outgoing member, Dr. Leon Gold, a former board president, on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Gold decided not to run for re-election to the board this year. The board ...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
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The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Several events slated to remember civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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At a time when many have grave doubts about the future of civil rights in America, local organizations will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man considered by many to be the leader of ...
Ram tough
Dickinson wins Kearny tourney despite lack of size
by Jim Hague
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Sean Drennan said that he has become accustomed to the Dickinson High School boys’ basketball roster being filled with players right around six feet tall. “I’m so used to it now,” said Drennan, the...
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A funeral mass took place Jan. 3 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for Costas Klimentos, 87, of Weehawken, formerly of Cyprus. He passed away Dec. 30. Costas was a senior chanter...
Zimmer's Vision: more traffic congestion, inaction, non-functioning cameras
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Dear Editor: On Wednesday, Jan. 4, the City of Hoboken distributed an email regarding the rollout of hybrid permit/meter parking zones, as if the yellow curb/red curb wasn't ticket/revenue generati...
Motorcycle-loving cop remembered
Union City officer unexpectedly died at home
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, wh...
Looking to meet like minds
North Bergen woman runs events for active seniors, artists, and non-drinkers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen resident Lynn Earley’s presence gives off a sort of “I’ve been there, done that, and you shouldn’t” vibe befitting her 68 years of life. And for good reason. On May 22, 1987, she downe...