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...
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...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Weehawken Women’s Club to host talk on climate change Are climate change and global warming a hoax, or reality? The Weehawken Women’s Club invites you to its October meeting Monday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m....
STEFFENS, LEONA.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Oct. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Leona Steffens, 87. She passed away peacefully on Oct. 5 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Bo...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Shivers more than just a baseball star
St. Anthony junior makes name for himself on gridiron
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Bernard Shivers makes no bones about what he sees himself as. “I’m a baseball player,” said Shivers, the St. Anthony High School junior who pitched the Friars to victory over Hudson Catholic in the...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Man drowns in Lincoln Park pond A man, whose name has yet to be released, died after being found in the Lincoln Park pond on Oct. 12. He was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was prono...
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...