This many be a first: Union City, West New York, Guttenberg, possibly other schools closed due to nor'easter
Jan 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- In a rare event for those who've spent an awful lot of time in New Jersey schools, several schools made the decision to close on Monday, Jan. 23, and others canceled their afternoo...
St. Joseph’s High School reunion
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Pictured at their yearly reunion are the Saint Joseph’s of West New YorkHigh School (county and state ‘70-’71 champions – football, basketball, swimming, and chess) . Most noteable in picture fourt...
First annual teachers vs students basketball game
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Pictured are the first annual teachers vs. students basketball game sponsored by “Peer Group” West New York Public School #6 the Blue Jays. Teachers and students together after the game. Teachers w...
Silicon Valley in Jersey City?
Liberty Science Center seeks land from city to build new campus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Hoffman, CEO of Liberty Science Center, has petitioned the City Council to donate 16 acres needed to develop a new high tech campus, something he said could generate as many as 100 high tech s...
We’re having a party
Annual Art House Snow Ball to be held on Jan. 28
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Every city has its unique cultural event, from Mardi Gras in New Orleans to Greenwich Village’s Halloween Parade, when people get to step out of their ordinary lives and dress up. Jersey City has i...
Fighting against time?
Non-profit holds Obamacare event before Trump inauguration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Save Latin America, a Union City based non-profit, held an Obamacare enrollment event at North Bergen’s Uptown Public Library on Saturday, Jan 14. The group, working with the Horizon Blue Cross Blu...
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Jan. 20 at Our Lady of Mercy Church for Theresa M Cupparo, 101. She passed away Jan. 16 at Alaris Healthcare at Newport. Born in Jersey City, she lived in Jersey City all ...
Hoboken crime rate holds steady
Police chief discusses his priorities for the coming year
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s crime rates have held relatively steady for the past year, according to data released by the Police Department, which shows only slight increases and decreases in certain areas. Every yea...
The secret and the shame
What’s behind the increasing rates of domestic violence in Hudson County?
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has seen an alarming jump in domestic violence incidents in recent years, raising questions as to what’s behind the increase and the best ways to combat it. December’s double murder a...
‘This is ugly’
Three murdered in apparent botched drug robbery on Fulton Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
On the rainy Tuesday morning after the three bodies were found in an apartment on Fulton Avenue, people hurried by as if nothing had happened. Some glanced at the crumpled yellow police tape stuffe...