FISCHER, WILLIAM
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
William Fisher, 91, a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the Jersey City public school system who retired after 32 years of service, passed away peacefully at Bayonne Medical Center on ...
Snow day? Rain delay?
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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When the National Weather Service predicted a rainy nor’easter for Monday, Jan. 23, three school districts in Hudson County closed, and several others remained open but canceled afternoon activitie...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
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The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
A hot night at the bookstore
Writers of women’s erotica to talk about craft and passion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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One of the things that former Jersey City resident Rachel Kramer Bussel learned as she edited her latest book on women’s erotica is that exploring personal passion can be very liberating. Bussel, t...
More parks, no new taxes
Mayor gives State of the City address
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer promised more park space, better flood protection, and no new taxes this year in her seventh State of the City address on Monday night to a full house at DeBaun Auditorium. Zimmer...
TYSZKA, HENRY T.
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Funeral services have been held for Henry T. Tyszka “HT,” 33, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly at home on Jan. 30. Henry worked in the HVAC industry for 10 years. Henry e...
A man in full
A review of two books that puncture Chris Christie’s mythology
by Gene Ritchings
Reporter Managing Editor
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Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national vis...
We’re better than the bullying and hate we’re seeing now
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Dear Editor: “Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”- Pastor M. Niemoller when those that have, forget when they could not, we have ignorance. For a government who re...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken girls’ hoop squad enjoying breakout campaign
Football coaches come and go; Marist girls remain unbeaten
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The girls’ basketball program at Weehawken High School certainly has not been a world beater for quite some time. In fact, the Indians were nothing more than lopsided cannon fodder for most of the ...