New face on the council
Hallanan sworn in to replace Ramchal in Ward B
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
In a vote that has huge political implications for the future of Jersey City, the City Council voted 7 to 1 Thursday to appoint John J. Hallanan III as the councilman for Ward B. Hallanan was nomin...
Little recyclers
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Mile Square Early Learning Center located at 310 Jefferson Street, held their annual "Science Fair." The busy 3 and 4 year old classes worked diligently to create and demonstrate their experiments ...
Learning by doing
From art to Bingo, new after-school program inspires young students
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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First and second grade students at Huber Street Elementary School played an interactive activity to learn Spanish as part of their after-care program recently. The teacher threw a stuffed, colorful...
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Funeral mass was offered May 26 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Orlando Addeo, 96, a lifelong Hoboken resident and former chairman of the Hoboken Housing Authority board of trustees. He passed ...
Remembering heroes
Jersey City commemorates Memorial Day
by Al Sullivan
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Everybody mourns differently, a fact very evident at the Memorial Day ceremonies that took place in Jersey City on May 30. Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery kicked off their eighth annual ...
Parading for veterans
Residents march down Huber Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Huber Street Elementary School student Chloe Liptai, 6, comes to Secaucus’ Memorial Day parade every year to see her grandmother Ebelyn Bonyn walk in the parade. Bonyn is the President of the Veter...
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A funeral mass took place June 1 at St. Francis Church in Hoboken for George Posligua, 73, of Hoboken. He passed away at his home surrounded by his family on May 29. George was born in Manabi, Ecua...
Caught in a (zoning) crossfire
Café owner gets permission for event space, then is told events must be public
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
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When the owner of a new café in Hoboken received permission from the Zoning Office last September to also use the facility as an event space, she never realized she would later be told that her eve...
Why Angela got her degree on-line
The lesser-known university in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Even though there is a brick and mortar campus of the University of Phoenix in Jersey City, most people still believe it’s primarily an on-line institution of higher learning. And for the most part...
Taste of honey
Bees make it, High Tech High School students sell it
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“Without bees we’d all be dead,” said sophomore Jeel Shah, 15, last week, when talking about his work in the High Tech High School “Hive Tech Honey” program this past year. For the first time this ...