Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered July 29 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Antonio F. D’Amelio Jr. (“Anthony”, “Dad”, “D-Dad”), 57. He passed away July 24, 2016. Born in Hoboken, he was the son of A...
Coding for kids
Students get free computer programming lessons at library
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long after graduating from Cliffside Park High School, Shravan Parvathaneni created a non-profit group called TAKTICS to teach kids the basics of computer science. This summer TAKTICS will tour...
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
Jul 31, 2016 | 12 12 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
“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
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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...