Bats and butterflies before back-to-school
Environmental Dept. holds annual youth camp with field-trips
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Cleaning up horse poop might not be what most kids envision as a “fun” camp activity. But Secaucus resident Alexia Brown, 10, did just that during a recent four-day town environmental camp. And it ...
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Funeral services have been held for Dorothy “Dottie” Andretta, 79, of North Bergen. She passed away Aug. 19. She was born in Hoboken. Dottie was a legal assistant for the town of North Bergen 36 ye...
After tragedy, light in the darkness
Local family participates in fourth annual suicide prevention walk on Sept. 9
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Many people hear about suicide but never think it may affect them personally. In March 2014, Jeannette Sanchez lost her brother, Jorge, 21, when he took his own life, and everything in her life cha...
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A funeral service took place Aug. 22 for Mark Gal, 61, of North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 17. He was a machinist for PSE&G in Sewaren. He was the husband of Donna Gal; father of Tascha Gal, Kayle...
No ark in sight
City takes legal action after 15 water main breaks in 6 weeks
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Even in the sweltering August heat, Hoboken residents looked like they were dealing with April showers as they donned rain boots to battle flooding as a result of five water main breaks in one week...
Snow during a heat wave
North Bergen holds winter-themed pool party
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North Bergen provided the perfect antidote to sweltering summer heatwaves with its “Winter Wonderland”-themed pool party on Friday, Aug. 24 – complete with real snow, an ice skating rink, snowman, ...
A new attack on parking regulations
Council prez unveils multi-pronged plan for Jersey City’s parking mess
by Al Sullivan
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To reform antiquated parking laws that may negatively impact Jersey City residents, Council President Rolando Lavarro has announced a new comprehensive parking reform plan that he hopes to fully im...
North Bergen looks to maintain rich football tradition
by Jim Hague
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Ed Somick knows about the North Bergen football tradition, the legacy of greatness on the gridiron, perhaps better than most people. Somick grew up around North Bergen football from his Pop Warner ...
Community breaks bread at Spaghetti Dinner Block Party
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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About 450 people came out to the Hoboken waterfront on Thursday, Aug. 30 for the Annual Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner Block Party along Sinatra Drive. The Brownstone in Paterson, whom the city has used ...
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Private service were held for Philip J. Lauler, 67, a lifelong resident of Guttenberg. He passed away Aug. 20. He was employed by Guttenberg Department of Public Works. He was the brother of Sharon...