Whip-smart young women
Union City, Jersey City girls learn to code
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Traditionally, it was boys who went into technical careers. But three whip-smart young women from Hudson County are blazing a trail. Last month, the girls graduated from a seven-week Girls Who Code...
A literary scene grows in West New York
Indie bookstore’s open mic night attracting dozens
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
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A crowd of sometimes 30 or more literature lovers gathers each week at B&F Books at 6-60th St. in West New York, one of the few independent bookstores in the area, to participate in open mic readin...
Parking, advertising, and how to grow
Town provides programs to help support local businesses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Just last month Secaucus was ranked the fourth best place to start a business in New Jersey by the number-crunching site NerdWallet, making it the only Hudson County municipality in the top 100. Wh...
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A funeral service took place Sept. 18 for LeRoy Safro, 84, of Paramus. He passed away Sept. 14. Before retiring LeRoy was an attorney with his own practice in Union City. He also served as township...
Charter school moves into digs near 15th Street
Elysian’s new space boasts new gym, modern classrooms
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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A flock of K-8 students were in high spirits as the Elysian Charter School opened the doors to its new location – an upgrade from their former home – during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Sep...
Sisters…and rivals
Seven-year-old Jersey City girl competes for national title
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Even though they’re still very young, Jessy Passantino and her sister Destiny have always been very competitive. “They both have a lot of trophies,” their father Rob Passantino said. “Sometimes the...
St. Anthony football moves forward with new coach Gallo
by Jim Hague
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At the end of the 2014 high school football season, Ed Stinson resigned as the head coach at St. Anthony, ending a two-year stint at the school -- better known for basketball -- for the legendary H...
Re-elect Tim Occhipinti as your 4th Ward council representative
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Dear Editor: Over the last five years I’ve worked vigorously to achieve many of my original campaign goals I made when I was first elected in November 2010 to represent Hoboken’s 4th Ward. That eve...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
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If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Officials ask for more light rail stops
Federal transit administrator takes tour of train system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“One quarter mile,” County Executive Tom DeGise told Marilyn Shazor, the regional administrator the Federal Transit Administration (and a Secaucus resident), during a countywide tour of the Hudson ...