A celebration of Egyptian culture
Festival highlights Jersey City’s diversity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of the 10th annual Egyptian Festival in Jersey City paid tribute to local public officials for their support over the years. Mayor Steven Fulop and Freeholder Anthony Romano were among t...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dared to jump into river An East Rutherford man had to be rescued this past Sunday night after allegedly jumped into the Hudson River on a dare, according to Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante. ...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance next week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
Thank you for your ongoing support
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Dear Editor: Allow me to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to my friends and family for their ongoing support of my re-election campaign. It is because of supporters like them that I have ...
Memorial Day in DC
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Dear Editor: The Town of Secaucus and the entire State of New Jersey, should recognize the Secaucus Middle/High School Marching Band, for being selected to participate in the American Veterans Cent...
‘I’m with Bob’
Annual Cuban Day Parade becomes rally for Menendez
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Cuban Day Parade, which starts in North Bergen and runs through Guttenberg and West New York to end in Union City, has always been a barometer of local politics. This year was no ...
An example for North Hudson to follow re pets
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I want to thank Fernando Portes, spokesman for the Union City Feral Cat Committee, for his humanitarian support and interest in helping to provide local animal shelters and easier acce...
VEGLIACICH, DEBRA A.
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 18 at St. Nicholas RC Church in Jersey City for Debra A. Vegliacich, 58, of Jersey City. She passed away at her home on June 14 after a brief and cour...
EXTRA INNINGS
North Bergen’s Zayas drafted by Seattle Mariners
Taken in 35th round; signs next day and heads to Arizona
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When Gianni Zayas was a young boy, he always dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player. Zayas didn’t have to look far for inspiration. After all, his older brother, Gil , a former high sch...