A gathering to remember
Jersey City marks 15th anniversary of 9/11
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s raining, but there ain’t a cloud in the sky,” sang Bruce Springsteen in a song on an album about the horrors of the attack on Sept. 11, 2001. Although debris, blood, and human remains filled ...
She is missed
Five years later, friends still light candle for waitress whose life was cut short
by Caren Lisper
Reporter Editor
Sep 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
On days when it’s rained so hard the west part of Hoboken was flooded, and on days when the sunlight was so bright it bounced off every car parked at the Malibu Diner, the candle has been lit. In a...
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Funeral services were held Sept. 15 for Kevin Michael O’Neill, 57. He passed away peacefully Sept. 10 surrounded by his family. Kevin was a lifelong Hoboken resident and will be sorely missed by hi...
‘Dragging us into the modern world’
Speaker addresses Weehawken teachers on importance of technology in schools
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Weehawken Public Schools kicked off the new academic year with a keynote speaker for the faculty on Wednesday Sept 7 before classes began on Sept 8. Superintendent Dr. Robert Zywicki brought in...
Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
A good three years
Fulop disagrees with critics who knock his record as mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
With a host of potential rivals planning to run for mayor next year if Mayor Steven Fulop runs for governor, Fulop – who may end up seeking reelection – last week talked about his first three years...
Love the police! And end racism
Father/son team hands out t-shirts to spur more discussion
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
After several highly publicized police shootings of minorities over the last year, the debates surrounding the incidents have become polarized, with some citizens bashing police and others defendin...
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A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 16 at Holy Trinity R C Church for Charles F.X. Poggi, 85, of Englewood Cliffs, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away Sept. 11. He was born in Jersey City and serve...
A whole new Gold Coast?
NJCU breaks ground on west campus residences
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The cool wind blowing off the Hackensack River on Sept. 12 knocked down placards and stirred up dust over the largely barren landscape along Jersey City’s West Side Avenue. Devoid of buildings for ...
Weehawken Day is coming!
Festival returns after seven-year hiatus
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Day, an all-day festival for the residents of Weehawken, will be held Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. at the town’s 10-acre park along the Hudson River waterfront. The last Weehawken Day occur...