Art show at Barrow Mansion will celebrate Holi
Four women artists observe victory of good over evil and the coming of spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Americans, anticipation of the change from winter to spring starts with Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, and continues through a series of national and cultural holidays that includes St. Patrick’...
Hall of Fame celebrates 25th anniversary
Here’s how the Demarest/Hoboken High School Sports honors began
by Dennis Sevano
Founder, Hall of Fame
Mar 05, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Someone once asked me how did the idea of the Demarest /Hoboken Sports Hall of Fame come about? Well, its origin made an indirect route in 1992 with a visit from my brother, who was living in Las V...
Hudson Catholic continues county basketball supremacy
Hawks win record-setting sixth straight county title
by Jim Hague
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Hudson Catholic head boys’ basketball coach and athletic director Nick Mariniello has a lot of different rituals he goes through prior to games. Except one. “I don’t get nervous before games,” Mari...
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A funeral mass was celebrated March 1 at Our Lady Of Grace R.C. Church, Fairview, for Jennie Palmisano, 96, of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 25. She was the wife of the late Leonard Palmisano ...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
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Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...
More than 500 people line up for ‘Municipal ID’
Union City still processing applications
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Union City has started an ID program to help local residents get municipal services and attend local programs. The ID will not al...
What’s next for Hoboken’s infrastructure?
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Dear Editor: The number one problem facing the city of Hoboken is the aging condition of our town’s infrastructure, and its continuing deterioration. Just last week, the residents of our city exper...
‘It’s win-win for all’
Local magician mixes healthy messages with his tricks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a moment during Mike “Mickey Magic” Gomez’s Feb. 17 presentation to students at the Washington Elementary School that would’ve sent any Big Tobacco spokesperson running. The Union City-ba...
Making a difference globally
NJCU takes lead in international dispute resolution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Legislation initiated by the New Jersey City University School of Business for dispute resolution could put the state in the forefront of settling international business disputes, says Karen DeSoto...