Motorcycle-loving cop remembered
Union City officer unexpectedly died at home
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, wh...
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A funeral mass took place Jan. 3 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for Costas Klimentos, 87, of Weehawken, formerly of Cyprus. He passed away Dec. 30. Costas was a senior chanter...
Ram tough
Dickinson wins Kearny tourney despite lack of size
by Jim Hague
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Sean Drennan said that he has become accustomed to the Dickinson High School boys’ basketball roster being filled with players right around six feet tall. “I’m so used to it now,” said Drennan, the...
Looking to meet like minds
North Bergen woman runs events for active seniors, artists, and non-drinkers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen resident Lynn Earley’s presence gives off a sort of “I’ve been there, done that, and you shouldn’t” vibe befitting her 68 years of life. And for good reason. On May 22, 1987, she downe...
First annual teachers vs students basketball game
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Pictured are the first annual teachers vs. students basketball game sponsored by “Peer Group” West New York Public School #6 the Blue Jays. Teachers left to right – Elise Geier, Nicole Broncano, Kr...
The arts are thriving in Hoboken
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Dear Editor: I went to the inaugural performance of OnStage at Stevens. Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performed a virtuosic winter concert before a full house. It was the first of ma...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
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The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Drug education and rehabilitation
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Dear Editor: The use of Naloxone can save a life. Naloxone, also known as Narcan is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory sy...
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Ahead of her time
Former Jersey City cop honored by city and county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Figuring it’s never too late to say thank you, officials from Jersey City and Hudson County celebrated the 80th birthday in December of Dorothy Bellinger, an African-American police officer who ser...