‘A great brotherhood’
10 new firefighters sworn in, all vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the country,” said Chief Frank Montagne. Few people would dispute that. Yet 10 men eagerly took the oath as firemen in the North Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRF...
80-YEAR-OLD MAN SURVIVES PONTIAC PLUNGE
Senior citizen falls seven stories in Guttenberg parking garage
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Nobody saw it happen. Nobody heard the tremendous crash. In the very heart of the crowded Galaxy Towers Condominium, a strange and spectacular accident took place and nobody even knew it occurred –...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
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Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hands of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any...
PATH service cuts will hurt working class residents and local growth
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Dear Editor: A plan being considered by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to possibly eliminate overnight PATH train service is a bad idea that could have a devastating impact on thousa...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
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Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Mason and slatemates pay $37,000
Councilwoman and team settle over late election reports
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilwoman Beth Mason and three council slatemates from her 2009 mayoral campaign have paid a total of $37,160 in fines resulting from violations of state election law, according to a settlement ...
WOODS, JAMES
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 30 at St. Joseph’s RC Church for James Woods, 44 of Lafayette, formerly of Jersey City. He suddenly passed away Dec. 26. He worked as a firefighter for the Jersey Cit...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Secaucus’ McClure secures scholarship to Wagner; has tourney to remember
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Her senior basketball season had begun, yet Julia McClure still didn’t know what her future held. Sure, McClure knew she was going to have yet another sensational season, playing for the Patriots o...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Dustbowl Revival will play at UBS Atrium Series on Wednesday The UBS Atrium Series continues on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 12:30 p.m. with Dustbowl Revival, on tour from the West Coast. The concert will...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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See ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at Paper Mill Playhouse The mayor and Town Council invite Secaucus residents to see “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” on Wednesday, March 18 at the Paper Mill Playhous...