Keep them here
Teachers, Superintendent, don’t want Guttenberg middle schoolers sent to North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Guttenberg Board of Education is considering a proposal from the North Bergen school district to send its seventh and eighth graders to a new junior high school building in North Bergen startin...
Let an umbrella be your umbrella
Organization holds festival celebrating town's diversity
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus chapter of the People to People International—a worldwide organization that fosters peaceful relationships among different cultures—held its second annual International Festival in Buc...
Not the same as a SWAT
Hoboken’s newest police unit becomes operational
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department received their Emergency Response Truck for the department’s first-ever Emergency Services Unit (ESU) last week. The ESU acts as the first line of defense in large-sca...
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A funeral mass was held May 5 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Albina Scibetta, 90, of Jersey City. She passed away April 21. Albina was a long time resident of Beach Street, Jersey City. S...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleged bike thieves caught West New York resident Herson Ortiz-Argueta, age 22, and Union City resident Darwin Montufar, age 18, were arrested on Wednesday May 3 at 11:27 p.m. Ortiz-Argueta was ch...
The power of Community
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have learned much during this past month, but one truth stands out: our community is special. When the announcement of the Save Marist NJ Campaign was released just a little over a m...
A new policy for animals
Liberty Humane will provide animal control in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberty Humane Society has taken over complete animal control services for Jersey City, relieving city employees of the task, as of May 1. The society had already been providing many animal control...
The nurse who needed 911
Council honors emergency workers, gets $54.7M budget ready for vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
As a nurse who’d worked the ER at Hackensack University Medical Center, Adriana Riano never thought she would be the one needing to call 911. That changed in April 2016, when Riano was involved in ...
The Battlin’ Bulldogs of Ferris continue to surprise
Feel-good softball crew right in mix for county’s top tourney seed
by Jim Hague
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a crazy local high school softball season, with several of the perennial Hudson County favorites falling on some tough times and other teams that were once considered also-rans are now al...
A Town Hall for teens
North Bergen high schoolers take over municipal positions for Law Day
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents who visited Town Hall on the afternoon of May 2 may have been surprised to find a Board of Commissioners meeting going on – one that hadn’t been advertised in advance, and on...