Going forward
Weehawken High School’s 2017 grads pursue their futures far away from home
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
From Illinois to Georgia, from Massachusetts to California, the Weehawken High School Class of 2017 is pursuing its education further away from home than ever before. “This year’s class applied to ...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Journal Square continues to rise
Ribbon cutting kicks off another key project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Reflecting a dramatic change in the direction of development for Journal Square over the last three decades, local developers and public officials cut the ribbon on June 21 on 3 Journal Square. For...
LUBICICH, MARIA
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A funeral service was held June 12 for Maria Lubicich, 93, of Weehawken. She passed away June 8 at the Harborage Nursing Home, North Bergen. Born in Italy to the late John and Ivanna Monti, Maria w...
Tangled
Power lines, butchered trees are a blight on our streetscapes
by James T. Dette
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The term “urban blight” usually brings to mind a run-down area of a city, a slum. I live in an urban area, North Hudson County, which by most standards doesn’t represent that. But every time I walk...
Taking the next step
Jersey City high schools hold commencement ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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If there was an overriding common theme to all seven of Jersey City’s high school commence ceremonies last week, it was diversity and the social challenges graduating students will face when moving...
Redwings off to new heights
118 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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A hundred and eighteen Hoboken High School seniors were together for one last time for their graduation ceremony Thursday evening at JFK Stadium. Caps with quotes like “just did it “ “stay gold” an...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony closes its doors forever
Impromptu reunion brings Friar alums together one last time
by Jim Hague
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It was an eerie feeling entering St. Anthony High School last week for one last time. They’re putting the padlocks on the door at the end of the month. The process of cleaning out the place for goo...
MCGRATH, ELAINE D.
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A mass of Christian burial was held June 19 at St. Aedan's Church, Jersey City, for Elaine D. McGrath, 81, of Madison, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away June 16. Born in Jersey City, Elaine ...