Taste of Weehawken is May 2
Event at Food Court will benefit township library
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The Annual Taste of Weehawken returns to the Food Court at Lincoln Harbor on Tuesday, May 2 for the 17th year. The popular culinary event is a fundraiser for the Weehawken Library. Throughout the y...
BROWNE, THOMAS J.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 16 at St. Michael’s Church on Thursday for Thomas J. Browne, 73. He passed away peacefully on March 10. Thomas was a lifelong resident of Jersey City...
Team Guttenberg reveals mayor, council candidates
Will run in November, 2017 after mayor announces his departure
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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After Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff said last week that he would not seek reelection in November of 2017, one group of candidates -- Team Guttenberg -- announced its slate of candidates at a fun...
A handy design
Students develop better tools for the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Shania, a fourth grade student in Jersey City, held up the plastic artificial hand. “See, it doesn’t bend very well,” she said. “So it can’t hold things it needs in order to eat.” The challenge for...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
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After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water on the ...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Giving a little extra
Underprivileged kids get a chance to play baseball this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After helping local organizers rescue the Pershing Field Pony League last year, Bayonne-based Encore Petroleum has donated $5,000 to baseball and softball programs to help cover the cost of allowin...
HAYES, DELORES
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Funeral services took place March 16 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Delores Hayes of Jersey City. She passed away March 8. She was the wife of the late Elijah Hayes, mother of Jeryl...
Local resident’s book hits big screen
‘Carrie Pilby’ movie, based on local author’s novel, premieres March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
$72.3M school district budget proposed
School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and educators
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics ...