Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
Tenants' rights
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Dear Editor: Union City has a large number of renters and many cannot afford to buy a house or condo on their income even with two people working. Living and staying in their apartment without payi...
A quiet place to read
Library opens room for studying, learning about town history
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Main Library opened a new quiet reading room on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Commissioners, officials, and library patrons attended the ribbon cutting. The new room is covered with historical...
SISSERSON, ROBERT C.
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TOMS RIVER Robert C. Sisser-son, 94, of Toms River NJ, formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. He served in the Army during WW II and was a Past Commander of the Am...
Hudson County driving
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Dear Editor: After living in Union City for the past 10 years and crossing the Heights through Union City and North Bergen twice a day to commute to my job in Bergen County, I have learned the rule...
Hoboken first responders give thanks for support in train crash aftermath
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Dear Editor: On Thursday Sept. 29 at 8:45 a.m., every working Hoboken Police, Fire and EMS unit responded to the NJ Transit Train Terminal for a reported train accident. The accident left over one ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Secaucus’ kiddie corps backfield
Other notable grid performances; Character No. 5; top fives
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The Secaucus High School football team snapped a two-game losing streak with a resounding 45-13 victory over Ridgefield last Friday night. That alone isn’t newsworthy. But what it is impressive abo...
Standing room only
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You would think someone was giving out free popcorn, considering the number of political bigwigs standing in line to throw their support to Phil Murphy, particularly now that Jersey City Mayor Stev...
Volunteer tax return preparers needed in Essex and Hudson counties
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Dear Editor: Tax-Aide is a nationwide program of the IRS and AARP, which provides tax return preparation services, particularly for low income taxpayers and the elderly. In Essex and Hudson Countie...
BRIEFS
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Gluten free, allergy free expo this weekend A “Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo” will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus. Attende...