Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
Five angels
All-day wake held for children who died in UC fire
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City held a public, all-day and night wake on July 24 for five children who perished in a fire in their 25th Street home last month. The service was held from 12 p.m. on July 24 through 9 a.m...
BRIEFS
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ACLU-NJ includes West New York in lawsuit accusing 12 school districts of anti-immigrant discrimination The ACLU-NJ has targeted West New York as one 12 school districts statewide, in a lawsuit acc...
Funeral this week
Five children to be laid to rest after Union City fire
by Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City residents were still in mourning last week after a five-alarm blaze on 25th Street on Friday, July 13 took the lives of five children and injured firefighters. Officials said a visitatio...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
BRIEFS
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Man dies from knife attack in homeless encampment area of UC According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Friday, July 13, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Union City police officers received...
Stepping into the future
Union City High School graduates 862 students for 2018; 404 for WNY
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight-hundred and sixty two students graduated from Union City High School on June 29, ready for the next phase in their lives. History was made with this year’s class, as Valedictorian Paola Solan...
Head start on hacking
Hudson students enter computer competition
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The Liberty STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Alliance hosted its first annual Hudson County Hack-a-thon for fifth through seventh grade students at Liberty Science Center on ...
Hudson Reporter journalists, artists win state awards
Recognized by Garden State Journalists Association
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The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won six writing, one photography, and eight layout awards in the 2017 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually by the Ga...
BRIEFS
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High Tech students awarded Community Service Merit Scholarships High Tech High School students Muhammad Umar and Jeel Shah were each awarded $2,000 Community Service Merit Scholarships from Hackens...