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10-year-old Hoboken girl produces newspaper
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
On the second floor at a round table in the Hoboken Public Library, Mariacarla Bettocchi, a 10-year-old student at The Mustard Seed School on Willow Avenue, sits beaming at the latest edition of he...
Italian street artist selected for St. Peter’s mural
Jersey City Artist Advisory Board pushes ahead with aggressive mural program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Public Arts Advisory Board at its July 18 meeting gave the go-ahead to a mural by an Italian street artist at St. Peter’s University, the latest in a number of large mural projects ...
Bits, bytes, and the arts
Non-profits teach computers, creative works to teens and adults in housing projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Housing Authority has partnered with local non-profits and with City Hall to teach adults about computer coding, and to teach teens about artistic expression and the environment. An org...
We are the champions
Weehawken Peer Leadership wins regional competition
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Weehawken High School Peer Leadership recently became the regional winner of the Charity Champions competition for all of New Jersey. This was the first time the WHS PL was victorious at the state ...
ENGLESE, ROBERT
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Funeral mass was offered July 18 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Robert “Bobby” Englese, 64. He passed away surrounded by his family on July 13. He was the son of the late Leonard and Glor...
A boost to local workers
Council revamps developer agreement requiring local hiring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoping to get around a federal court ruling in June that gutted the city’s program for tying jobs to large development projects, the City Council unanimously introduced a new ordinance on July 19 t...
Fundraiser to benefit theater company
Hudson Exploited announces annual summer celebration
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Hudson Exploited Theater Company, a live performance and multimedia company, will present its 2017 fundraiser, HExTC’s Annual Summer Celebration, at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th S...
SCOREBOARD
On to the state tourney for Washington Park
Wins Section 2 crown in thrilling extra-inning fashion
by Jim Hague
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Jacob Nieves is a diminutive right fielder who bats in the No. 9 slot for the Washington Park Little League 11-and-12-year-old All-Stars, the team that captured the 2017 District 7 championship two...
Viva Colombia!
North Bergen celebrates country's independence with annual flag raising
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen marked Colombia's 207th Independence Day with its annual flag raising ceremony at Town Hall July 19. The South American country first won its independence from Spanish rule on July 20,...
Water babies
Hoboken University Medical Center offers new birth method
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Expectant mothers have a new option when deciding to deliver their baby, now that Hoboken University Medical Center offers water labors and water births. “It’s the reason I chose to have my baby at...