Educating kids early
HOPES opens new annex to serve 45 Head Start children
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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A federally funded organization that provides early education to Hoboken kids held a ribbon cutting for a new four-story annex on Garden Street last week. The building, in what used to be the court...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
Homeless in the high-rise shadows
Activists connect poverty and hunger to war
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
On the Sunday after Donald Trump announced that the United States will send more troops to fight in Afghanistan, members of the Jersey City Peace Movement held a rally in Journal Square. Although n...
KELTY, KEVIN JOSEPH
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A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 2 at St. Dominic’s RC Church, Brick Township, for Kevin “Peanut” Joseph Kelty, 47, of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 29 at Bayonne Medical Center surrounded by...
Officials should prepare now for spread of gentrification
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Dear Editor: The residents of Hudson County are at a crossroads. Gentrification began in Hoboken in the 1980s and is now traveling into other communities, but presently it is most noticeable in Jer...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
Secaucus looks to return to winning ways
by Jim Hague
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The Secaucus High School football program had fallen on tough times over the last three years. Once a staple of the NJSIAA Group I playoffs, the Patriots suffered severely, winning only five times ...
Snyder looks to build on playoff season
by Jim Hague
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The Snyder High School football team enjoyed a season to remember in 2016, winning five games and qualifying for the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group III playoffs, the first postseason berth fo...
Offshore wind missing from NJ energy mix
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Dear Editor: The coastal breezes are just as strong in both states, yet today Rhode Island is harnessing wind power to generate clean electricity while New Jersey has only generated hot air. In 201...
Educating to save our democracy
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Dear Editor: John Dewey, perhaps America’s greatest education philosopher, ought to be a household name. As familiar to average folks as Kim Kardashian is. OK, maybe I’m dreaming a little too big! ...