School board incumbents won’t run again
Board of Education election draws new faces
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Frustrated by constant bickering and citing a lack of support from the Fulop Administration, three incumbent members of the Jersey City Board of Education have decided not to run for reelection. To...
A heart for Baby Madison
Hoboken infant awaits transplant; fundraiser this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
The Cohen family is looking for a miracle as their 6-week-old daughter Madison waits on a donor list to receive a new heart. Madison was diagnosed by doctors with a congenital heart disease known a...
Green grass grows all around
Secaucus wraps up its environmentally-friendly lecture series
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The Secaucus Environmental Department has offered a three-week series of speakers during July giving public talks about the local environment. On Wednesday, July 27, the last talk featured Montclai...
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A funeral mass was offered July 28 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for William S. DeRosa, 83. He died July 23 at St. Ann’s home, Jersey City. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the son of the late Asu...
New St. Peter’s AD makes bizarre radical changes in first year
by Jim Hague
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When Belinda “Boe” Pearman was hired as the new athletic director at St. Peter’s University last September, it was supposed to be a historic event. After all, Pearman became the first athletic dire...
Pint-size police
Kids learn about emergency responders, firearm safety, and policework at academy
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“The helicopter was interesting, because we got to see how the medics help the people who got hurt,” said Sarah Usman, a seventh grader from McKinley Elementary School, one of approximately 20 midd...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
Making it work
Provident Bank Foundation donates to three local charities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Seeking to promote education and job opportunities, Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) gave grants last month to two Jersey City and one Bayonne not-for-profit organizations. PBF awarded $25,000 for c...
Take a tour of the Hackensack River
Learn about and donate to the ecosystem while on a pontoon boat
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
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The Hackensack River has its origin at Lake Lucille in New York state and flows past Secaucus down into Newark Bay. The river is filled with fish like perch and carp, and is the habitat for birds l...
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 28 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Grace Iwanowski, 93. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on July 25. Grace was born...