Little bookworms design library cards
9-year-old rejoices in contest victory
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
9 year-old Miles Hymes couldn’t quite process that close to 10,000 library cards with his design are now available at the Hoboken Public Library. “I’m happy,” he said, with vanilla cake in hand. “I...
Casting a vote for kids
Jersey City students lobby to lower the voting age to 16
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mahsjah Imes, a 15-year-old student at P.S. 24 in Jersey City, is on a mission to change the voting age from 18 to 16. Although he hasn’t set a deadline on when he hopes to make the change, he said...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...
Doesn’t make sense
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Dear Editor: For seven years now I’ve been conducting a weekly meeting for a vibrant group of visually impaired Hudson County seniors. The group had been funded by the North Hudson Area Agency on A...
A letter from Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro
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Dear Editor: I was proud to be sworn in as a member of the General Assembly to represent my hometown and home county as a representative for the 33rd District of New Jersey in January. But now, the...
KELLY, KAREN MARIE
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 29 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Karen Marie Kelly of Hoboken. She passed away Jan. 23 at home with her family, completing a four year battle with Stage 4 b...
Christie out of touch with the state
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Gov. Christopher Christie appears to be spending way too much time out of New Jersey in his pursuit of the GOP nomination for president. Fortunately, he changed his mind about staying out of the st...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Snyder’s Washington explodes as inside dominant force
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Ron Washington’s love for the game of basketball started when he was just a toddler, just out of diapers. “I was 3 years old and in day care in Jersey City,” said Washington, the Snyder High School...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Washington Street redesign plan redesigned Mile-square residents and business owners have less than three weeks to find out whether a $15 million plan to redesign the city’s main corridor on Washin...