Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
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Alleged bike thieves caught West New York resident Herson Ortiz-Argueta, age 22, and Union City resident Darwin Montufar, age 18, were arrested on Wednesday May 3 at 11:27 p.m. Ortiz-Argueta was ch...
The power of Community
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Dear Editor: I have learned much during this past month, but one truth stands out: our community is special. When the announcement of the Save Marist NJ Campaign was released just a little over a m...
A new policy for animals
Liberty Humane will provide animal control in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Liberty Humane Society has taken over complete animal control services for Jersey City, relieving city employees of the task, as of May 1. The society had already been providing many animal control...
SCOREBOARD
The Battlin’ Bulldogs of Ferris continue to surprise
Feel-good softball crew right in mix for county’s top tourney seed
by Jim Hague
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It’s been a crazy local high school softball season, with several of the perennial Hudson County favorites falling on some tough times and other teams that were once considered also-rans are now al...
A Town Hall for teens
North Bergen high schoolers take over municipal positions for Law Day
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen residents who visited Town Hall on the afternoon of May 2 may have been surprised to find a Board of Commissioners meeting going on – one that hadn’t been advertised in advance, and on...
The nurse who needed 911
Council honors emergency workers, gets $54.7M budget ready for vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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As a nurse who’d worked the ER at Hackensack University Medical Center, Adriana Riano never thought she would be the one needing to call 911. That changed in April 2016, when Riano was involved in ...
Recap of Hoboken Little League action
Here’s a rundown of recent Little League play
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April 3 PICCOLO’S falls to FIORE after fifth inning score PICCOLO’S lost the lead late in a 4-1 defeat to FIORE on Monday. The game was tied at one with FIORE batting in the top of the fifth when A...
More powerful than heroin
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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...
TASTY TIDBITS
Grid hero LeGrand appears at Weehawken
Marist gets reprieve; Penn Relays accomplishments; top fives
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A video played segments of the incredible life of Eric LeGrand on a big white screen in the Weehawken High School auditorium last Friday afternoon, but the solid majority of the 400 or so students ...
Women of Action feted in Jersey City
18 honorees come from a variety of communities and backgrounds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Born and raised in Jersey City, Michele Jefferey doesn’t call attention to herself. Active behind the scenes for decades, she has left her mark on people’s lives, especially children coming through...