Dickinson’s boys enjoy early season success
by Jim Hague
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Veteran Dickinson head boys’ basketball coach Sean Drennan didn’t know what to expect from his team entering this season. “We lost a lot,” said Drennan in an obvious understatement. The Rams gradua...
Council members never seem able to vote on eliminating health insurance for themselves
Jan 10, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city council people are the only part time city employees to receive city health insurance. While the city’s health insurance may not be as generous with benefits as some in the co...
Resolutions for the new year
Physical fitness, improved relationships top list
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
While 2015 was good for Jonathan Perez, 30, of North Bergen in terms of health and work, he said 2016 would be even better if he achieves his New Year’s resolution: Starting a family. While some re...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
All Saints was rocking!
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This week Second Grade students from All Saints Day School got outside on a trip to the Franklin Mineral Museum in Sterling, New Jersey. Students took a tour of the museum (including a mine replica...
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 31 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Florence Lullo, 88, of Jersey City, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Dec. 28. A lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of ...
Hoboken boys enjoy sensational start
Hudson Catholic explodes against Memorial; Friars fantastic; top fives
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Shaun Kolmer knew that his second year as the head boys’ basketball coach at Hoboken High School would be a good one. “Just by the way we finished last year, I knew that this year would be better,”...
Tax break for a high tech factory
City gives a 15-year abatement to keep company in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In a rare show of support, scores of people came to the City Council meeting on Dec. 22 to encourage passage of a 15-year tax abatement that will allow a manufacturing company to retain operations ...
Division over who would be board veep
School board gets new members, picks new prez
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The families and friends of three new school board trustees joined them as they were sworn in at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 5. The board also picked a new president and held a ...
Santa visits Guttenberg
Parade stops at 10 houses to gift needy families
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Santa got busy early this year, handing out hundreds of gifts to Guttenberg kids on Tuesday, Dec. 22. First he set up shop in front of Town Hall about 5 p.m. to raffle off six bicycles and countles...