West New York Board of Education declares itself a sanctuary for students
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WEST NEW YORK -- The West New York Board of Education adopted a sanctuary resolution at its Feb. 8 meeting, meaning it will protect students regardless of immigration status, according to Superinte...
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In Jersey City, in a room nearly as long as a football field, Mayor Steven Fulop kicked off a marathon series of speeches that in total are meant to serve as his State of the City address for 2017....
Warrant issued for third suspect in murder of Adrian Rivera of Hoboken
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HOBOKEN--Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced Sunday Feb. 12 that an arrest warrant has been issued for the third suspect for the murder of Hoboken resident Adrian Rivera. Rivera, age 1...
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A memorial mass was held Feb. 10 at St. Theresa's Church in Little Egg Harbor for William “Mickey” Flanagan. He passed away Feb. 3 after a short illness. He was born May 19, 1955 in Jersey City. He...
More details in teen’s murder
In community meeting, police, prosecutor, residents discuss crime
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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After the death of Adrian Rivera, the 18-year-old Hoboken Housing Authority resident who was shot to death in his home on Jan. 24, Hoboken officials hosted a public meeting last week to discuss saf...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 11 at the Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Alice V. Growney, a lifelong resident of Hoboken. She passed away Feb. 7. Alice was a retired telephone supervisor for ...
Setback in city’s fight against Monarch development
Continued appeal could cost $1 million more in legal fees
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Zimmer administration’s long battle against the Monarch development on the north waterfront appears headed to the state Supreme Court after a recent ruling, potentially costing the city an addi...
Long-delayed reval to start soon
City urges residents to attend hearings to allay fears
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jersey City officials announced last week that the first city-wide revaluation of property since 1988 is set to start. Revaluations can be politically unpopular because they bring old homes up to c...
Snow days and rain delays
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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If this past week is any judge, there’s still plenty of time this winter for snow and slush. Last week, local school superintendents discussed how they decide to close schools because of the weathe...
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A funeral service was held Feb. 8 for Barbara E. Jones, 67, of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 4. She was a medical receptionist for Upper Delaware Valley Cancer Center in Milford, Pa. She was t...