Thanks and Yanks!
WNY student given award for generosity on field trip
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On June 1, Det. Hilenne Chemas and members of the West New York Police Department took 300 middle school students on a field trip to Yankee Stadium. All students attending received an official Yank...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
The choices we make
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Dear Editor: As the school year ends, both of our children busily plan for their summer after high school and college beyond. But as we look ahead, nervous and excited for our kids, I can't help bu...
Tax credits are not needed to encourage development in Jersey City
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Dear Editor: The recent passing of the resolution for the property on 9th and Marin is extremely disappointing. When my wife and I were looking for a neighborhood to buy in a few years ago to raise...
VIVIANI, CONSTANCE
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A funeral mass was offered June 30 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Constance Viviani (nee Hodnovich), 90, a lifelong resident of Secaucus. She passed away June 25. She was the wife o...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
READY TO REPORT FOR DUTY
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Michael Spina (of East Rutherford, NJ) grandson of Michael & Rosaria Spina of Hoboken, NJ was one of 77 police officers to graduate the Bergen County Police Academy (of Mahwah, NJ) on Thursday, Jun...
Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...
TASTY TIDBITS
Decker resigns as Prep hoop coach amid mass exodus of players
Prayers for former Prep and Hudson Catholic coach Ryan
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The situation surrounding the St. Peter’s Prep basketball program is not a good one right now. Just a few months ago, the Marauders were one of the premier teams in the state, winning the NJSIAA No...
Wrangling over Housing Authority banking blunder
Both sides say employee paycheck issue symptomatic of larger problem
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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It was supposed to be a simplest of administrative changes—every time a new chair is elected to lead the Hoboken Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners, he or she must be officially authorized ...