Getting your swag on
Local inventor makes EZ Pass beautiful
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Montalvo, a Jersey City native, isn’t really an inventor, although he has invented several projects over time. “I’m a classic car collector,” he said. “I own quite a few cars.” It always bugged...
Blackout
North Bergen Library holds viewing event for solar eclipse
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library held a viewing event for locals interested in the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. In the event, the moon completely passed over the sun. However, viewers in ...
McGUIRE, FRANK L.
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 24 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Frank L. McGuire, 75, of North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 19. He was a crane operator for 48 years for Vergona Crane Co. in Engl...
SCOREBOARD
Prep aims for highest goal, a state title, like every year
Marauders ranked among nation’s best teams at season’s start
by Jim Hague
Aug 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In the eyes of veteran St. Peter’s Prep head football coach Rich Hansen , the Marauders’ 8-4 season and trip to the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 4 state title game was not a successful one. “Our goal is...
MONTALVO, CATHERINE J.
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 24 at the St. Francis Church in Hoboken for Catherine J. Montalvo. She passed away peacefully on Sunday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Cathy worked at ...
Boston has a better idea than bump-outs
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Dear Editor: In regard to pedestrian protection by bump-outs, which could be fatally flawed in the case of a distracted driver mounting the curb, there is a much better solution practiced in Boston...
Citizen involvement leads to better government
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Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...
Everybody’s Puerto Rican today
Annual summer parade highlighted heritage
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Anybody who is anybody in politics or local culture came out on Aug. 20 for the annual Puerto Rican Parade. This included civic and political leaders, as well as people from the diverse number of c...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
Soaring Eagles ready once again to compete
Despite losses to graduation, Union City in mix in NJSIAA Group V
by Jim Hague
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s almost unthinkable that the 2017 high school football season will mark Wilber Valdez’s 15th year as a head coach. “It’s crazy,” said Valdez, the former Hoboken High School great who went on to...