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Prep’s Portorreal named Reporter Male Athlete of the Year
Football, basketball standout earns nod; fourth Marauder ever to receive year-end award
by Jim Hague
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jorge Portorreal had to make the decision on what high school he would attend almost four years ago, the Union, N.J. native selected St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City for two reasons. “I wanted ...
Giattino’s campaign kickoff
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Like many of you, I am passionate about many things, but Hoboken is where my heart lies. In the 18 years I have lived here, I got married, had all three of my sons and have become incr...
Preparing for the worst
North Bergen holds largest active shooter drill in county history
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the massive Columbine school shooting incident in 1999, and more recently, the Newtown, Conn. shooting in 2012, schools around the country have had to train for a theoretical emergency i...
JONES, CARROLL N. III
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A memorial service took place July 7 at the Hoboken Community Church, Hoboken, for Carroll N. Jones III, 72, of Hoboken. He passed away June 22 surrounded by his friends at the Hamilton Park Health...
Green scene
Local farmer’s markets thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City and Hoboken residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any ...
WHITEHEAD, ROBERT LEE
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Funeral services were held July 1 at Salem Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Robert Lee Whitehead. He passed away June 24. Born in Charles City, Va., Robert has been a longtime resident of Jersey Ci...
New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Refugees need our love and support
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Dear Editor: June 20th of every year is World Refugee Day, and while this letter will be sent out after it, it is still a reminder that people around the world need our love and support. The refuge...
A tale of two Hoboken boys
How brothers from the projects became academic scholars
by Dennis Sevano
Jul 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, I heard that Gabe Costa, a professor at West Point, would be among the guests at the school’s graduation this year. I started thinking about how a kid from the Hoboken projects got to be ...