Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group plans next step to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Fulop introduces running mates
But candidates in wards he needs to win are still in the works
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s....
A change at the top
Board of Education reorganizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will likely have an impact in the municipal election later this year, the Jersey City Board of Education welcomed four new members and named a new president and vice president at its...
What’s happening at the YMCA?
Seven years since facility closed suddenly, board seeks suggestions
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
At the corner of 13th and Washington streets, the city’s former YMCA, once humming with tenants of the building and with city residents working exercising, waits silently as members of its board de...
Get on your feet
Longtime crossing guards honored at Secaucus council meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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A ceremony honoring longtime crossing guards was the highlight at the Jan 10 Secaucus Town Council meeting. Mayor Michael Gonnelli offered awards to three longtime school crossing guards, who have ...
Seventy is the new 20
Seminars will teach seniors how to keep having a full, healthy life
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
When a person enters the years of senior citizen discount lunches, BINGO games, and reminiscing about “the good old days,” it’s easy to believe their most active times are behind them. But the town...
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Funeral services have been held for Malachy Aloysius Coyle, 70, of Hoboken. He died Jan. 8 at his residence. He was born in Baltinglass, County Wicklow, Ireland. Malachy attended University College...
From father to son, a thousand memories
Ferris star Dasher reaches milestone like father
by Jim Hague
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
. When Andre Dasher was a standout player at Ferris High School in the late 1990s, no one would have ever dreamed he not only would become a 1,000-point scorer in high school, but would eventually ...
Group expands to help needy people who need legal aid
Moves from Hoboken to new digs near Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
For those familiar with the classic movie “On the Waterfront,” they know the basement of St. Peter & Paul Church in Hoboken was originally a meeting place of people attempting to reform the crime-r...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...