Man behind the camera
Local filmmaker creates video to showcase Secaucus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
The shooting star that darts across the screen in Secaucus filmmaker Gregory Griffith’s short film about his hometown seems too conveniently placed to be true. That’s because it is. The “star” is a...
Pre-K in the park
School plan could remove Pre-K trailers from Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans by the North Bergen school district to reconfigure its schools could remove Pre-K trailers from North Hudson James J. Braddock Park, according to North Bergen Superintendent of Schools George...
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated June 1 at St. Aloysius Church in Jersey City for Sara Booth, 38, of San Francisco, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away after a courageous battle with ...
Fourth graders tackle environmental concerns
Students ask council to ban plastic bags and offer free composting
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Should Hoboken ban the plastic bag? Fourth graders at All Saints Episcopal Day School think so, after completing a yearlong research project and presenting their findings to the City Council last m...
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Funeral services were held May 26 for Norman R. Buesing, 65. He passed away May 20 at his home in Secaucus. Born in Hoboken to the late William and Lillian May Buesing, Norman was a skilled mechani...
Suarez’s gem leads Hudson Catholic to first-ever county softball title
Fires two-hitter against defending champion Kearny in 15-0 rout
by Jim Hague
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Google, there are several Japanese-to-English translations for the first name of Hudson Catholic’s standout senior pitcher. Her name is Miyoksi Suarez , perhaps the most unique name in...
‘It feels like a lost cause’
City Council to fight over mom and pop store protections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
The repeal of the city ordinance restricting chain stores in downtown Jersey City has left some small business owners feeling betrayed and some City Council members feeling confused. At the request...
Honoring servicemen
Town holds annual Memorial Day ceremony
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Rudolph Kilma’s strongest memory of his time as a staff sergeant during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima wasn’t supplying fellow soldiers with critical supplies, or watching the C47 planes fly in....
Zimmer urges support for Murphy, committee candidates
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Dear Editor: On Tuesday, June 6, I’ll be proudly casting my ballot for Phil Murphy for governor in the Democratic Primary election (Column E). I know Phil will not just improve our education system...
Green scene
Some farmers’ markets canceled, others thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any day of the...