Mayor/council election in November
Local politicos gear up for possible challenge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Michael Gonnelli and four of the six council people are up for election in November. Gonnelli has already said he plans to run for re-election. Secaucus does not always have candidates from t...
Two suspects arrested in death of Hoboken teen
Neighbors speak out after Adrian Rivera, 18, is shot in his apartment
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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According to a press release issued by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, two Jersey City residents were arrested and charged on Wednesday Jan. 25 with the murder of Adrian Rivera. Rivera, 18, ...
Teen drug abuse in Secaucus
Organization discusses local stats and strategies
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
If you think suburban teens don’t have access to drugs the way kids in the city do, you thought wrong. “In talking with the [Secaucus] high school students,” said Craig Harris, the chair of the Sec...
City to convey 16 acres to Science Center for school
Council approves redevelopment changes for potential K-12 campus, but how will it run?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
An ordinance that helps advance plans for “SciTech Scity,” a science and technology campus at Liberty Science Center, was adopted with unanimous City Council approval at the Jan. 25 meeting, settin...
BONOWICZ, VINCENT J.
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Funeral services were held Jan. 27 for Vincent J. Bonowicz, 75, of Laurel, Del. He passed away on Jan. 18 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. He was born in Jersey City, son of the late Vincent a...
SCOREBOARD
Peacocks manage to grind their way up MAAC standings
by Jim Hague
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Back in the early 1980s, the then-called St. Peter’s College men’s basketball team featured a new head coach in Bob Dukiet and a style of play that wasn’t exactly going to win any beauty pageants, ...
Their boots were made for marching
14 buses of local women (and some men) head to DC to advocate for civil rights
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 12 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dolla...
Their boots were made for marching
14 buses of local women (and some men) head to DC to advocate for civil rights
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 12 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dolla...
EARLS, JOAN A.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Jan. 28 at St. Paul of the Cross Church for Joan A. Earls of Marlboro, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Jan. 23, at home in the presence of her fam...
Local political protest
Area activists demonstrate in Jersey City on day of Trump inaugural
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
A steady, heavy drizzle did not discourage the dozens of demonstrators who came out in Jersey City on Jan. 20, timing their march down Newark Avenue from Journal Square to City Hall to coincide wit...