weehawken news

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 | 357 357 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...
WHS students earn scholarships
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center rewards service and success
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School students Cathylee Cueto and Imani Fulton were each awarded $2,000 Community Service Merit Scholarships from Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center last month. The...
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 | 163 163 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...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 495 lane closures start August 10 The state DOT is set to close traffic lanes on Route 495, starting Aug. 10, according to a press release. The shutdowns are part of a massive $90.3 million, ...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 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...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City opposes North Bergen gas plant proposal The Union City Board of Commissioners passed a resolution July 10 opposing the establishment of a new natural gas-fired power plant that has been ...
Moving on up
Weehawken High School graduates 71 students for 2018 class
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventy one seniors graduated from Weehawken High School on June 22. The school's 78th graduating class has much to celebrate, having received $7.3 million in scholarship offers. At the ceremony, v...
WHS students earn scholarships
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center rewards service and success
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School students Cathylee Cueto and Imani Fulton were each awarded $2,000 Community Service Merit Scholarships from Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center last month. The...
Mayor, council members sworn in
Town manager, clerk, and attorney also inaugurated
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The municipal “Weehawken and You” slate was inaugurated for new terms at Weehawken High School July 1. The terms run for four years each. In Weehawken’s mayor/council form of government, voters cho...
Everything you wanted to know about the town next door
Documentary about Union City premieres to packed house
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The world premiere screening of the documentary feature film of “Union City, U.S.A.” this spring had no red carpet and didn’t bring out big stars – but the real stars were the bits and pieces of th...

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