Pom pom paradise
North Bergen holds annual cheerleading exhibition at high school
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
The town’s recreation program held its annual cheerleading exhibition on Nov. 12 at North Bergen High School. Over 200 students, spread across 10 teams, performed self-choreographed routines to the...
Oppose a second marina at Liberty State Park
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 394 394 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...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Sires to Trump: show a little heart!
Makes last-ditch appeal to reverse order on immigrants’ kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
With their voices echoing in the mostly-empty gymnasium at Jose Marti School in Union City, Rep. Albio Sires and State Sen. Brian Stack issued an appeal to The White House earlier this month to rev...
Honor the veteran
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 ...
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 | 83 83 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...
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 | 82 82 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...
City spokesperson moves to CarePoint Health
Morrill served through three mayoral administrations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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...
Secaucus’ rich volleyball tradition is still state’s best
by Jim Hague
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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...