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The 41st Annual Hispanic Parade rocks Bergenline Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaring horns, cheering crowds, brightly dressed dancers and loud music filled Bergenline Avenue on Oct. 2, as thousands of people line the street through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, a...
School board reverses itself in a historic vote
School No. 34 named after President Barack Obama
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
After significant public outcry against the Board of Education’s earlier attempt to name Public School No. 34 after board member Marilyn Roman, the board made a dramatic reversal at its Oct. 19 mee...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Casey T., a fourth grader in Weehawken, wants to be Captain America, while Roger P., an elementary school student in Union City, wants to be a clown. Sebastian, Roger’s younger brother, said he pla...
You’ll have more places to go on light rail
Agreement on gas tax should fuel more stops in JC, NB, Bergen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...
There’s a place here for young politicos
Democrat and Republican groups slug it out in informal event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Billed as a forum about the issues, the Oct. 17 debate between the Hudson County Young Republicans and Young Democrats was raucous and fun, more like a social meetup than a political event, althoug...
Scarier than ever
Weehawken goes all out for Halloween
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
If you don’t look too closely when you’re passing a house on Fulton Street, you might think people are sitting out in lawn chairs just having a good time, some even waving as you pass – until you n...
Seeking to build a congregation
New rabbi at Congregation Mount Sinai takes a modern approach
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Adam Dubin doesn’t own a TV. But he owns a computer, and he is very active in using it to help generate interest in Congregation Mount Sinai in Jersey City Heights. The synagogue was founded ...
SCOREBOARD
Prep’s soccer team erases demons
Wins Hudson County Tourney title; first since 2011
by Jim Hague
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Jantas was asked if he knew his St. Peter’s Prep soccer team had the makings of a champion this season. “Sure,” said Jantas, in his ninth year as the head coach at his alma mater. “But I thoug...
Please vote Forward Together for Hoboken school board
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I’m a fourth generation Hoboken native from a large local family, and I have never expressed a public opinion on any local election, simply because I have people that I care about who ...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Casey T., a fourth grader in Weehawken, wants to be Captain America, while Roger P., an elementary school student in Union City, wants to be a clown. Sebastian, Roger’s younger brother, said he pla...