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Residents enjoy dancing, food, at first WNY multicultural festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“I already had a good day,” said Natalie, age 9, at the first ever West New York multicultural festival on Saturday, June 25, which she attended with her parents, sister, and their two dogs. “I ate...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
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Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Help ‘Clear the Shelters’ and rescue needy animals on July 23 Clear the Shelters, the wildly successful nationwide pet adoption drive that took the community and the country by storm in 2016, is co...
Hudson students compete
Headed to Phoenix for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Frias, a senior at Union City High School, and Jackson Weaver, a junior at Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School, traveled to Phoenix on May 8 to compete in the Intel International ...
West New York seniors head toward future
Memorial High School graduates 390
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York’s Memorial High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Thursday, June 23. This year, 390 students earned their diplomas. Superintendent of Schools Clara Brito ...
Honor thy father
Intersection renamed for lifelong WNY resident, veteran
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York residents who walk along the corner of 64th and Polk streets will notice a new street sign now. The intersection, which was the location of Pasquale “Pat” Sacco’s West New York home, ...
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Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Local student earns scholarship for volunteer efforts HackensackUMC Palisades hospital in North Bergen recognized volunteer Ariana Gutierrez of Memorial High School in West New York for winning the...
‘Dream big and dream often’
812 graduate from UC High School; 390 from WNY’s Memorial
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight hundred and twelve students graduated from Union City High School in a ceremony on Tuesday. Then, on Thursday, after press time, Memorial High School in West New York held its ceremony for 39...

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