Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...
Stevens Cooperative School offers 7th grade high school test prep to the public
Course begins March 30 on Mondays and Wednesdays
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Stevens Cooperative School will offer to the public a 7th grade private high school entrance exam preparation course for the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) and SSAT (Secondary School Achie...
Netting more experience
High Tech badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for the students and Badminton Club members at High Tech High School – a countywide public school -- last month, when they were visited by the USA and Tha...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Secaucus girls’ win first-ever Hudson County Tourney crown
Hoboken’s huge upset in state playoffs; Reardon gets No. 400; other wrestlers move on to AC
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In each of the last two seasons, the Secaucus High School basketball team had high hopes in the Hudson County Tournament, but fell to the same team both times. The Patriots had a tough overtime los...
Parking lines: Part one
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Dear Editor: No, not the long lines everyone in this area is used to but a way to increase the amount of street parking in an already overcrowded city. I hesitate to call this a "solution" because ...
Unheard voices on flood pump
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Dear Editor: Three weeks ago, the city council voted for a new flood pump to be located at the condo’s at Maxwell. At face value, this could potentially be a good thing for the city of Hoboken and ...
Preface dedication
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“George Washington: First in peace, first in war, first in the heart of his countrymen, and the father of our country.” Those words have been exclaimed by American historians since the birth of thi...
TARTAGLIA, NICHOLAS C. SR.
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Funeral services were held March 3 for Nicholas C. (Nicky Ta-Ta) Tartaglia Sr. of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 27. He was born in Jersey City and lived in North Bergen for over 50 years. Nicho...
Nutrition panel tells all
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Dear Editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And not just to lower our risk of heart dis...