Learning at the top
Substitute principals for a day get a glimpse into how the schools work
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 07, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City schools have a lot to brag about: new facilities, new programs, and some of the best schools in the state. But most people don’t know what its administrators and teachers do day to day,...
The price of education
School board to vote on $72M budget this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education will vote on Tuesday, May 9 on the $72 million budget for the 2017-2018 school year, after hosting a public hearing last week. Business Administrator William Moffitt and Supe...
FITZGERALD, RITA
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Private services have been held for Rita Fitzgerald, 73, of Jersey City. She died peacefully April 28. Rita was born in Jersey City and lived there her whole life. She was a factory worker for Gene...
A serious debate on the issues
Students take over county government for a day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although Student Government Day has been a tradition in Hudson County for decades, over the last few years students who attend county schools have taken the ritual to heart, turning it into a serio...
JOHANSEN, SOPHIA
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A funeral mass was offered May 5 at Our Lady of Grace Church in Hoboken for Sophia Johansen, 100. She passed away peacefully on April 30 surrounded by her family at their home in Maine. Sophie was ...
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 | 16 16 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
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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 | 13 13 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...
SCIBETTA, ALBINA
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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 | 66 66 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...