Bringing the holidays in
Xchange development holds annual tree lighting ceremony
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
The holiday season got off to a bright start on Nov. 26 during the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Xchange at Secaucus Junction development. Visitors came not just for the lighting, but also t...
Requirements to be a volunteer firefighter may be altered
Also at meeting: Town will suspend street cleaning for three months
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
At Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting, the council members voted to introduce an ordinance that changes some of the requirements to be a volunteer firefighter in the town. Secaucus does not have ...
State champions once again
Local kids rack up wins at New Jersey chess tournaments
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 17th year in a row, students from around Hudson County who were coached by longtime chess teacher Peter Croce have won state chess championships. Croce runs the Hudson County Chess Associat...
Jersey City’s contradictory housing policies
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Dear Editor: Two public ads were in the local paper recently. The first one is from the Jersey City Public Housing Authority, announcing applications for affordable housing. For a family of four th...
Perseverance in the face of adversity
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Dear Editor: A revolution is quietly taking place in England. An American, divorced, Catholic has captured the heart of Prince Harry. Will English subjects be so easily enamored? Only time will tel...
Thank you for successful 2017 Board of Education candidate forums
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Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition (QLC) Board of Trustees would like to thank everyone who helped make our 2017 candidate forums a success. QLC has provided this service for many y...
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A funeral mass was offered Nov. 27 at St. Ann’s Church in Hoboken for Michele Spina, 85 a long time resident of Hoboken. He passed away surrounded by his loving family at home on Thanksgiving Day. ...
Into the limelight
Panepinto Galleries open on the waterfront
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Stefania Panepinto, who has become a fixture in the Powerhouse Arts District, opened her new gallery space along the Exchange Place waterfront this month with a remarkably broad range of art work. ...
McNair’s Nasser: On to San Diego
Standout harrier earns trip to Foot Locker Nationals
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As he prepared to toe the line for last Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Northeast Regional championships at Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, McNair Academic senior Fahd Nasser wasn’t focused on...
Environmental art
North Bergen student’s poster gets placed on DPW truck
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
As a recent immigrant from El Salvador, Edwin Ortez Arevalo is still learning how to express himself in the English language. But the eighth grader at the Robert Fulton Annex School is already well...