Diversity in the schools
Parent urges board to create inclusion committee task force
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken Board of Education’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, Union City resident Courtney Wicks, whose daughter attends eighth grade at Hoboken Middle School (as a choice or paying student), add...
An enlightening experience
Charter school principals-for-a-day talk about their experiences
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who took part in this year’s Charter School Principal for a Day program in Jersey City gathered around a table at GP’s Restaurant in November to share their experiences like a family sitting ...
Honored to serve
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Dear Editor: I probably have not spent my early adult years like most millennials. At 18, I ran for public office for the first time, and was elected to county committee, a position I still hold 14...
Jersey City housing
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Dear Editor: After reading the letter to the Editor about Jersey City’s contradictory housing policy in the last issue, I am prompted to ask about affordable housing in all of the new residential t...
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Helen C. Muscarella, 94, of Secaucus. She passed away Dec. 7 at the Alaris Health at the Fountains South. She form...
Free Nerf guns and drones for all
Six-hundred kids get toys at Annual Children's Xmas Party
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a child's dream come true at the Recreation Center on Dec. 2, as North Bergen gave out hundreds of free toys to local children, from infants to 9 years old. At the annual Children's Christma...
Dancing with the stars?
Local anti-Trump advocate gets bit part in Spielberg film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps fate played a hand in helping Tracey Everett, a local dance instructor with a history of working on Broadway, get a bit part as a dancer in the new Steven Spielberg film, “The Post.” The fi...
Over a million $$ on mayoral campaigns
What the six mayoral candidates raised, spent, and who contributed
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though this fall’s heated six-way mayoral election ended over a month ago, the conversation has not, as the candidates together spent more than three quarters of a million dollars on the local...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Thanks for helping to prepare 2000 Thanksgiving meals
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
My sincere thanks to all those who helped prepare around 2000 Thanksgiving meals for the seniors, homeless, and Hudson County prison inmates. Special thanks to: - Fountain of Salvation Church for g...