Weathering the storm
Secaucus gets through Jonas with flying colors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“I couldn’t have been more happy,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli about how Secaucus fared after Winter Storm Jonas dumped an estimated 27-plus inches of snow on the town. “We had an awesome plan in p...
CAREY, KENNETH J.
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Private funeral services have been held for Kenneth J. Carey, 59, of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 20. Born in Jersey City, a graduate of Dickinson High School, Ken was emp...
SCOREBOARD
NJCU’s Wosu a model of perseverance and persistence
by Jim Hague
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Chinwe Wosu’s now burgeoning basketball career didn’t exactly come easy. Born and raised in Jersey City, Wosu first started to play around with a basketball at age 5. He played at Liberty Charter A...
Doesn’t make sense
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Dear Editor: For seven years now I’ve been conducting a weekly meeting for a vibrant group of visually impaired Hudson County seniors. The group had been funded by the North Hudson Area Agency on A...
A letter from Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro
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Dear Editor: I was proud to be sworn in as a member of the General Assembly to represent my hometown and home county as a representative for the 33rd District of New Jersey in January. But now, the...
Honoring those who served
New veterans’ memorial dedicated in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents gained an attractive park within a park with the official opening of a new $1.1 million veterans’ memorial at the north end of James J. Braddock North Hudson Park on Thursday, Jan. 21. “P...
‘Drone academy’ for JC students
Board of Education discusses new programs, talks about heat in schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Five Jersey City schools will participate in a new program for the study of drone technology. A drone is a small remote controlled flying device that can be used for a number of tasks. The new prog...
Into the blizzard, then gone…
Questions linger after 24-year-old found dead in Hudson River
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Before last Saturday, Jan. 23, Matthew Genovese was just one of the many twentysomething Hoboken residents who could be found heading to catch a bus or meet some friends for dinner. But by the foll...
Acts of bravery
Police officers cited at Valor Awards Ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Aw...
Stop giving away our assets
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Dear Editor: Mayor Fulop said Liberty State Park is a “gem, jewel.(and) what is proposed here will change the character of the park.” The mayor spoke these words at the press conference concerning ...