‘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 | 70 70 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...
Play City is ready
Weehawken hosts ribbon cutting for indoor children’s playground
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken officials hosted a ribbon cutting for a brand new indoor playground on Feb 28. Located at 50th Street and Park Avenue, “Play City” is the first such facility in the township. The 3,000 sq...
GALDIERI, MARIE
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A mass of Christian burial was offered March 1 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Marie Galdieri, 79, of Verona, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 25. Marie was a site manager for...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic continues county basketball supremacy
Hawks win record-setting sixth straight county title
by Jim Hague
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
PALMISANO, JENNIE
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
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 | 173 173 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?
Mar 05, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...
‘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 | 312 312 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...