Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...
Opt out of state tests, or not?
School board allows students to say no
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Board of Education adopted a policy on Feb. 19 that will allow students – with parental approval – to opt out of stringent new state tests that measure academic progress. Schools Su...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
TASTY TIDBITS
North Bergen native Rodriguez’s aspiring boxing career
Jersey City mourns loss of Gordon; Lucas’ book website
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The aspiring professional boxing career of Julian Rodriguez continues to ascend, when the 20-year-old North Bergen native fights as the headliner on a card Feb. 28 in the Tampa Sun Dome in a junior...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
NOESGES, DANIEL J.
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 16 at Saint Mary, Star of the Sea Church, Bayonne, for Daniel Joseph Noesges, 35, of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 7 at Renown Regional Medical Center, Reno, Neva...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
The incredible saga of Hudson Catholic runner Ortiz continues
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
And you thought what Crystal Ortiz did during the cross country season was remarkable and outstanding? Sure, how many times does a Hudson County girl get to win an NJSIAA state cross country champi...
BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
WNY Leones Cubanos, Politico Cubanos celebrate José Martí Day Each year, the West New York Leones Cubanos and Politicos Cubanos honor Cuban leader José Martí’s birthday by donating gifts and baby c...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...