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Teen mom raises her cap
Union City graduates 849 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the 849 seniors who filled Union City High School’s auditorium June 23, senior Itzel Alvarez’s presence exemplified their never-give-up attitude. “I got pregnant at the age of 16,” revealed A...
Into the real world
Memorial HS graduates 424 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York’s Memorial High School graduated 424 students at Coviello Field June 22. The valedictorian (first in the class) was Giselle Martinez, and salutatorian (second in the class) was Jennif...
Preparing for the worst
North Bergen holds largest active shooter drill in county history
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the massive Columbine school shooting incident in 1999, and more recently, the Newtown, Conn. shooting in 2012, schools around the country have had to train for a theoretical emergency i...
New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
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Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York road paving will run throughout the summer West New York, in conjunction with Public Service Energy & Gas, will mill and pave roads throughout the summer that have undergone work thro...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...
Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the Hudson County section of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run June 9,  Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw A...
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Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York, Union City would more school aid in proposed formula The West New York school district would gain an additional $1.7 million in state aid to education, a 1.8 percent increase, if the...

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