More powerful than heroin
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin have a new risk. Drug dealers across the United States have begun to mix drugs with an extremely powerful and dangerous drug known...
A living laboratory
Students tour the landscape at Reservoir No. 3
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Jennifer Fuehrer, an eighth grade student from P.S. 28, led her small troop over dirt with exposed tree roots, through a field of waving phragmites, and over a metal bridge she and other students h...
Changes introduced for Newark Street
Council also takes step toward train station marketplace
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council met Wednesday, May 3 to discuss improvements to Newark Street, near the city’s southern border. In the end, they voted to introduce the plan and will need to adopt it at a ...
Learning at the top
Substitute principals for a day get a glimpse into how the schools work
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City schools have a lot to brag about: new facilities, new programs, and some of the best schools in the state. But most people don’t know what its administrators and teachers do day to day,...
FITZGERALD, RITA
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Private services have been held for Rita Fitzgerald, 73, of Jersey City. She died peacefully April 28. Rita was born in Jersey City and lived there her whole life. She was a factory worker for Gene...
The price of education
School board to vote on $72M budget this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education will vote on Tuesday, May 9 on the $72 million budget for the 2017-2018 school year, after hosting a public hearing last week. Business Administrator William Moffitt and Supe...
JOHANSEN, SOPHIA
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A funeral mass was offered May 5 at Our Lady of Grace Church in Hoboken for Sophia Johansen, 100. She passed away peacefully on April 30 surrounded by her family at their home in Maine. Sophie was ...
A serious debate on the issues
Students take over county government for a day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Student Government Day has been a tradition in Hudson County for decades, over the last few years students who attend county schools have taken the ritual to heart, turning it into a serio...
Not the same as a SWAT
Hoboken’s newest police unit becomes operational
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department received their Emergency Response Truck for the department’s first-ever Emergency Services Unit (ESU) last week. The ESU acts as the first line of defense in large-sca...
Keep them here
Teachers, Superintendent, don’t want Guttenberg middle schoolers sent to North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The Guttenberg Board of Education is considering a proposal from the North Bergen school district to send its seventh and eighth graders to a new junior high school building in North Bergen startin...