Footing the bill
Residents turn to GoFundMe when crossing guards need comfortable shoes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s crossing guards get a uniform allowance of $700 annually. But some residents thought that it might help to supplement it for the winter, particularly where shoes are concerned. Recently,...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...
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Dear Editor: Last night I was walking down 3rd Street from Washington. Seeing the folks congregated outside the homeless shelter, I thought about how magical that place is. Two out-of-town visitors...
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial took place Dec. 17 at St. Anne's Church, Jersey City for Joseph Haldusiewicz, 66, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 13. Joseph was a career attorney...
Tonnelle Avenue’s future
City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A local stretch of Route 1 & 9, Tonnelle Avenue runs along the foot of the Western Slope in Jersey City, and is among the ugliest highways in the state, a throwback to a time when the road was one ...
Racism, or just a bad joke?
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was enjoying Jim Hague’s “Twins’ pitcher sheds a little Light on Secaucus second graders” before seeing the statement, “Ramchandani is a Yankees fan. This class has to work on gettin...
Marauders look to return to big time
Mirabel needs football stars Portorreal, Simon to perform
by Jim Hague
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
When the high school basketball season began with preseason practices last month, the St. Peter’s Prep contingent was missing a few key parts. That’s because a few of the Marauders were also key me...
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held Dec. 19 for Lena Petty, 91, of Garfield, formerly of Union City. She passed away Dec. 15. She was the owner of Lee's Bar in Union City for 40 years. Lena was the wife of ...
Researching the names of the librarian during the 1950s
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I grew up in North Bergen and attended Weehawken HS from 1957-59. I have been researching the Weehawken Public Library and trying to find out the name/s of the librarian during the 195...
Thank you Edwar R. Waleck
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I promised myself that before this year ends, I would write a letter to publicly thank Union City resident Edward R. Waleck. Foremost, he has consistently and at great cost to himself ...