On a peace mission
West Point cadets return to Jersey City for cultural immersion tour
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. returned to Jersey City during the last week in April as part of their annual program called Winning the Peace. Called “a cultural...
Food, art, and festivities
Hoboken Arts & Music Festival returns May 6
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The 24th spring Hoboken Arts & Music Festival will return to Washington Street, from Observer Highway to Seventh Street, on Sunday, May 6, rain or shine. The free festival is organized by Geri Fall...
LUSCH, GEORGE H.
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Funeral mass was offered, April 27 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for George H. Lusch of Jersey City. He passed away April 23. Born in Jersey City, George was a lifelong resident. George worked for...
QUINLAN, EDWARD J.
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A funeral mass was offered May 4 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Edward J. Quinlan, 76, of Secaucus. He passed away April 28 at Hudson Regional Hospital. Born in Jersey City to the ...
Life in the fast lane
Jersey City teenager’s ambition is Formula One racing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Soon to graduate from Hudson County’s High Tech High School, Jersey City native Russell Thomas Soto, 17, took a significant step toward his dream of a motor racing career by completing a two-day fo...
Long-awaited Stevens garage opens
436 spots for students/staff; Hoboken gets 50 elsewhere
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
A completed 436-car garage at the Stevens Institute of Technology opened to faculty, students, and staff in January, confirmed a school official last week. The second phase of the garage constructi...
SCOREBOARD
NJCU makes bold move by hiring Tucker as new athletic director
by Jim Hague
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s very rare when a student/athlete has a hand in securing the services of an athletic director, but apparently, that’s what took place last week when New Jersey City University officially introd...
Weed on weed
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear editor: Re: Will City Go To Pot, Reporter, April 22. Our state, along with others, is wrestling with the problem of whether or not to "legalize" pot. The solution is simple. All NJ has to do i...
Thanking teachers
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Dear Editor: A recent Facebook page asked: "Who was your favorite teacher?" As one can imagine, this question generated numerous responses. Current students - as well as those who have graduated an...
Thank you Dr. Johnson
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Dear Editor: I started volunteering in the Hoboken Public School district when my oldest daughter was 2 years old. I have seen the district grow by leaps and bounds in the last five years with many...