After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water on the ...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Giving a little extra
Underprivileged kids get a chance to play baseball this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
After helping local organizers rescue the Pershing Field Pony League last year, Bayonne-based Encore Petroleum has donated $5,000 to baseball and softball programs to help cover the cost of allowin...
HAYES, DELORES
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place March 16 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Delores Hayes of Jersey City. She passed away March 8. She was the wife of the late Elijah Hayes, mother of Jeryl...
Local resident’s book hits big screen
‘Carrie Pilby’ movie, based on local author’s novel, premieres March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
$72.3M school district budget proposed
School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and educators
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics ...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
SCOREBOARD
Talk of final Friar game tarnishes Hawks’ huge victory
Hudson Catholic’s first state sectional in 42 years gets overshadowed by St. Anthony status
by Jim Hague
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
It might have been the final game in the incredible history of St. Anthony High School basketball, but last Wednesday night wasn’t the place or the time to talk about the looming demise of legendar...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...