Hall of Fame celebrates 25th anniversary
Here’s how the Demarest/Hoboken High School Sports honors began
by Dennis Sevano
Founder, Hall of Fame
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Someone once asked me how did the idea of the Demarest /Hoboken Sports Hall of Fame come about? Well, its origin made an indirect route in 1992 with a visit from my brother, who was living in Las V...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic continues county basketball supremacy
Hawks win record-setting sixth straight county title
by Jim Hague
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Hudson Catholic head boys’ basketball coach and athletic director Nick Mariniello has a lot of different rituals he goes through prior to games. Except one. “I don’t get nervous before games,” Mari...
‘It’s win-win for all’
Local magician mixes healthy messages with his tricks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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There was a moment during Mike “Mickey Magic” Gomez’s Feb. 17 presentation to students at the Washington Elementary School that would’ve sent any Big Tobacco spokesperson running. The Union City-ba...
GALDIERI, MARIE
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A mass of Christian burial was offered March 1 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Marie Galdieri, 79, of Verona, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 25. Marie was a site manager for...
Play City is ready
Weehawken hosts ribbon cutting for indoor children’s playground
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Weehawken officials hosted a ribbon cutting for a brand new indoor playground on Feb 28. Located at 50th Street and Park Avenue, “Play City” is the first such facility in the township. The 3,000 sq...
More than 500 people line up for ‘Municipal ID’
Union City still processing applications
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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In the wake of Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Union City has started an ID program to help local residents get municipal services and attend local programs. The ID will not al...
PALMISANO, JENNIE
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A funeral mass was celebrated March 1 at Our Lady Of Grace R.C. Church, Fairview, for Jennie Palmisano, 96, of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 25. She was the wife of the late Leonard Palmisano ...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
More than 500 people line up for ‘Municipal ID’
Union City still processing applications
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Union City has started an ID program to help local residents get municipal services and attend local programs. The ID will not al...
What’s next for Hoboken’s infrastructure?
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Dear Editor: The number one problem facing the city of Hoboken is the aging condition of our town’s infrastructure, and its continuing deterioration. Just last week, the residents of our city exper...