‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Two grand marshals
WWII, Korean War vets lead parade this year
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, two grand marshals will lead the Weehawken Memorial Day parade, riding in a car up front. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Highpoint and Gregory avenues. Co-Grand Marshal Rev. Lester G...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
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May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
Fulop nominates Hallanan for Ward B council
Lawyer and conservationist may fill Ramchal’s vacated seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
John Hallanan, an attorney working for Jersey City and a longtime conservationist, is Mayor Steven Fulop’s nominee to fill the vacated seat of Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal as Ward B councilman. A former...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
BAILS, AUDREY B.
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 at Good News Bible Mission Church, Jersey City, for Audrey B. Bails of Jersey City. She passed away May 16. She was the mother of Sakinah T. Bails; daughter of Ele...
County budget is up $13M to $540M
Some towns will share more of tax burden than others
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted on May 25 to approve their $540 million 2016 budget. Jersey City will see the largest increase in how much they have to contribute this year, followed b...
Round 3 of Garcia vs. Hoboken Housing Authority
Agency points to campaign donations received by former executive director
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been nearly two years since the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) fired their former paid executive director – who was also a politically savvy assemblyman – and the reasons for the terminatio...