SCARFONE, RALPH
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 30 at St. John Paul II Church, Bayonne, for Ralph Scarfone, 70, of Jersey City. He passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 25. Born in Marcellinara, Italy, Ralph was the...
Making a splash!
North Bergen holds end-of-summer pool party, with Disney theme
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen held its annual end-of-summer pool party Aug. 25 at the town's municipal pool complex. This year's theme was Disney, featuring Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, and Minion characters. Locals ...
A celebration of culture
Berry Lane Park will hold the African Family Festival on Sept. 9
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In an effort to show the vast cultural influence that has become known as the African Diaspora, Berry Lane Park will host the African Family Festival on Sept. 9 from noon to 7 p.m. African Diaspora...
TOMEI, MARGARET
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 29 at Our Lady of Czestochowa RC Church, Jersey City, for Margaret Tomei of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 19 surrounded by her family. She was the mother of Jers...
Regarding the Trump issue in local elections
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In your Aug. 20 issue you ask if the Trump issue is valid. It is. Some 60 to 80 million people died in World War 2, countless others wounded and lives ruined. Almost half a million Ame...
Citizen involvement leads to better government
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Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...
‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP, will play Maxwell’s
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
New band The Skullers, started by Weehawken native and current Hoboken college student Jack Skuller, will release their debut EP “Meet The Skullers” in September. They already have several gigs lin...
Gov candidate tackles education
North Bergen teachers meet Democratic nominee at roundtable
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Educators from around the state, including from North Bergen, gathered at the offices of a Newark teachers’ union on Aug. 28 for a roundtable discussion about education with Democratic gubernatoria...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
SCOREBOARD
Lincoln poised for another state playoff run
Hampton confident despite ‘toughest schedule’ ever
by Jim Hague
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Lincoln High School football team made the NJSIAA state semifinals, this time in Central Jersey Group II, for the fourth straight year last year. The Lions also went undefeated in the New Jerse...