A first for Jersey City
Thomas named to board of directors for New Jersey School Boards Association
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Sudhan Thomas, who currently serves as a vice president of Jersey City Board of Education, was elected and sworn in to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey School Boards Association on Sept. 15...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
The seven candidates for school board
Two slates and one independent want spots on Board of Education
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Hoboken Board of Education in the Nov. 7 elections. Two slates of three candidates each are facing off against each other, plus one independent. Vo...
Salvadorian pride
Local towns participate in county’s second Salvadorian parade
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Local and regional dignitaries came together in North Bergen Sept. 17 for Hudson County's second Salvadorian Parade. Participants were treated to performances of the American and El Salvadorian Nat...
Hoboken's attorney candidates for this November election
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Dear Editor, Wouldn't voters like to see proof of a clean professional record (or lack thereof)? Two Certificates provided by the NJ Office of Attorney Ethics (OAE) provide proof of the candidate's...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
Bringing movie sets back to NJ
Weehawken and other area residents talk about film tax breaks returning to state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Film historians often attribute the origin of the term “cliffhanger” to the 1914 silent film serial “The Perils of Pauline” in which the main character clings to the Palisade cliffs near Fort Lee. ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Impressive start for North Bergen grid squad for new coach Somick
SDA cross country enjoys huge turnout; grid musings and top fives
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Ed Somick said that when he took over the head football coaching position at his alma mater North Bergen High School this season, he simply wanted to accomplish one thing. Somick wanted to flip ope...
TRIFOGLIO, JOAN VERONICA
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 25 at St. Lawrence Church, Weehawken, for Joan Veronica Trifoglio, 86, of Weehawken. She passed away Sept. 21 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Hoboken to t...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Nanny with double stroller hit by car On Friday Sept.15, at approximately 10:48 a.m., the Hoboken Police Department answered a call about a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of Fifth...