Turkey and trimmings
North Bergen residents get free food at annual Thanksgiving drive
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents on a budget will have a happy Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the annual Thanksgiving drive at the Recreation Center Nov. 20. N.B. CARES, a local relief assistance program, orga...
Half of Puerto Rico still without power
Seniors and schools send diapers, other supplies to hurricane-ravaged island
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Maria plowed through Puerto Rico back in September, but 46 percent of the island is still without generated power, according to the government website status.pr. Even though the territory...
City spokesperson moves to CarePoint Health
Morrill served through three mayoral administrations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Jennifer Morrill has served as the official spokesperson for the Jersey City municipal government for 15 years, spanning three mayoral administrations, but recently resigned that position to join C...
Honor the veteran
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: That’s me, and a happy day it was when I got discharged from the army and became one. TV today shows sad scenes of “wounded warriors,” legs and arms shot off, and we should honor them ...
SCOREBOARD
Secaucus’ rich volleyball tradition is still state’s best
by Jim Hague
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
What eventually became the state’s premier volleyball program once had extremely humble beginnings. It all started in 1975 when a first-year driver’s education teacher -- who longed to be a high sc...
Mental health, discipline and guidance awareness
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This was a 17 year old teen who made the conscientious decision to steal an 8 year old child's sneakers. When the teen couldn't get the sneakers from the boy at school, the teen took i...
The Hindu ‘Festival of Lights’
Diwali Festival celebrated at Exchange Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has experienced a dramatic increase in its Indian population over the last two decades, and the celebration of Diwali rivals Christmas and Hanukkah in many local households. So it’s o...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
Oppose a second marina at Liberty State Park
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Everyone should know about and oppose the almost secret plan by state DEP Commissioner Bob Martin to create a second marina at Liberty State Park. Apparently, the Commissioner plans ...
Menendez speaks out after mistrial
Jury can’t come to a verdict on bribery charge
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended a week ago Thursday when Judge William Walls declared a mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have n...