Still struggling
Despite greater acceptance, LGBTQ community still faces issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
When some in the LGBTQ community talk about “the bad old days” they largely mean that period of time when they lived in fear. People would mock them in public, and do worse in the dark of night. Ma...
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North Bergen relaunches municipal website, with a informative, mobile friendly focus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Don't you hate visiting your town's website with your iPhone, having to work your thumbs just to get from one page section to another? North Bergen feels your pain. That’s why they relaunched their...
Suez smackdown!
Council concerned with $8.3 million liability
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
For eight years, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her allies on the City Council publicly supported each other’s agendas – but with a contentious election less than two months away, it’s not just the local wa...
‘Walking through the water was like walking through peanut butter’
Secaucus helps Katy, Texas residents after Hurricane Harvey
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus, unlike nearby municipalities, will not be helping Houston after Hurricane Harvey’s destruction. Instead, the town is working to help Katy, a nearby Texas city that suffered mass damage fr...
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 7 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Vincent James Adler, 80, son of the late Henry J. and Veronica E. Miller of Monroe Township, formerly of Jersey City. He ...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
Touring the Meadowlands
Local nature activities on tap for this fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Near where the Turnpike and Route 3 meet in northern Secaucus, there’s a hidden ecological treasure for nature and animal lovers, bookended by speeding cars and mini-strip malls. It’s Mill Creek Ma...
New era of North Bergen football begins with new coach Somick
by Jim Hague
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a position that Ed Somick feels he was groomed to take, going back to when he was a player in the late 1980s at North Bergen High School. That position? Head football coach at his alma mater. ...
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A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 2 at Holy Family Church, Union Beach, for Marie Campbell, 85, of Hazlet, formerly of the Jersey City Marion Section. She passed away Aug. 26. Marie worked for Be...
Supplies for a nice surprise
North Bergen holds Back-to-School drive for residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Back-to-school time was once a battle for North Bergen parent Emily Collazo. But now, thanks to the town’s annual Back-to-School donation drive, in which local organizations donate books, pens, and...