Fight the Donald, locally
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many wonder how they can voice their anger at Donald Trump, his policies, and make lasting positive change. While voters in other states only have the opportunity to express their ange...
Love and friendship
Senior citizens enjoy Valentine's Day luncheon
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City's older lovebirds got to celebrate Valentine's Day early, as the city held its annual Senior Citizens Valentine's Day Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Colin Powell School. Members of...
Snyder boys poised to make noise in Hudson County tourney
by Jim Hague
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The Snyder High School boys’ basketball team was absolutely ravaged by the pomp and circumstance of graduation last June. “We lost eight seniors to graduation,” said veteran Snyder head coach Shelt...
A walk to remember
Jersey City cops host 5k walk for fallen officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people may not realize that 140 police officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide in 2016. But for Police Detective Ed Dolan, that’s a statistic he can’t forget. So in order to pay tr...
Thank you for voting in support of park in Southwest Hoboken
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Dear Editor: Thank you Council members for voting in support of a much needed resiliency park in Southwest Hoboken which will increase green space in our area, alleviate the pressure on the parks f...
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Feb. 14 at St. Paul of the Cross Church for Renee Lyons, 87. She passed away Friday, Feb. 10. A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Renee was the penultimate...
Making Hoboken bars safer
New program trains employees to prevent sexual assault
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Meika Roberson, resident and chief medical officer of Hoboken University Medical Center, saw a local need for sexual assault training, particularly in this city of young bar patrons. “I thought, ‘W...
Union City becomes a sanctuary city
Commissioners vote for designation
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to re...
Too many Americans face losing access to health care
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Dear Editor: Far too many Americans with disabilities are facing a future with the prospect of losing access to health care. Access to comprehensive, affordable health care coverage can make or bre...
Class trip provides firsthand lessons
High school students visit Avora condominium construction site
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
A brand new elective course, Principles of Engineering Design, became available to juniors and seniors at Weehawken High School this year, and its 29 students are already gaining some real world en...