Reusing resources
Cistern at Town Hall captures rainwater
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Below North Bergen Town Hall is a plastic cistern that collects two inches of rainwater per rainfall. The gutters collect the rainwater, and drop it into the 500-gallon cistern. The rainwater can b...
Recycling is working in Secaucus
Town ranks number one in Hudson County
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Businesses and residents of Secaucus are correctly recycling the most tons of items compared to other Hudson County towns, according to Secaucus Recycling Coordinator Steve Badalamenti. Secaucus an...
Volunteer tax return preparers needed in Essex and Hudson counties
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Dear Editor: Tax-Aide is a nationwide program of the IRS and AARP, which provides tax return preparation services, particularly for low income taxpayers and the elderly. In Essex and Hudson Countie...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
It seems like everyone had great ideas on what to be for Halloween the day after last year’s Halloween. But for some people, between last year and this year, those ideas seem to have gotten lost. “...
Boys’ soccer finale set: NB vs. Prep Sunday
State grid playoff power points; grid performances; Character No. 4; top fives
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The Hudson County boys’ soccer tournament championship game should be a fine one with two evenly matched teams. Top-seeded North Bergen, with a 12-3-1 record, will face second-seeded St. Peter’s Pr...
High School Students Explore Spirituality and Leadership at Summer Seminar
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Seventeen high school students, including two from Jersey City, had the chance to look deeply at how their spirituality could underpin their leadership skills and help them make a difference in the...
Chamber of Commerce discusses 500 foot rule
Council members, the police department spoke with business owners about possible repeal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly roundtable breakfast last Wednesday morning featuring City Council members as guest speakers, and the 500 foot rule was the major topic of discu...
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A funeral service was held oct. 19 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Jersey City, for Arlene C. Babula, 95. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Oct. 16. A lifelong resident of Jer...
Mammograms can save lives
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Dear Editor: Across the United States, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. During the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there a...
Hudson County driving
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Dear Editor: After living in Union City for the past 10 years and crossing the Heights through Union City and North Bergen twice a day to commute to my job in Bergen County, I have learned the rule...