The first day of her real life
Local transgender woman talks about making the transition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Clara went back to her workplace this week for the first time – as a woman. For the 31-year-old, having lived her whole life as a man, this was a transformative moment. Because when she handles sal...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
The business of making smiles
Menchie’s frozen yogurt comes to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When Atul Khanna got laid off from his job in corporate finance in the midst of the recession, he had a choice to make. “I worked for AT&T for 18-plus years, and for Merck,” he said. But a new job ...
For my sister
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Dear Editor: On February 12, 2016, I lost my beloved sister, Barbara Rotondi at the HUMC's hospice care. Barbara's life was extended long after most Breast Cancer patients. I feel this is due in la...
WILLIAMS, MARY LEE
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A funeral service was held Feb. 23 for Mary Lee Williams of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 15. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Elijah Williams. Mother of Larry (Janice), Anthony, Ronald, C...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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City reval case gets setback Superior Court Judge Francis B. Shultz has dismissed Jersey City’s counter suit against a West New York revaluation firm, in a ruling that may invalidate the basis for ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Meeting to be held about Post 107 providing housing for homeless vets Six homeless veterans would be able to call Hoboken’s American Legion Post 107 home under a current plan to convert the garage-...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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School board refinancing saves $680,000+ The North Bergen Board of Education has announced the refinancing of an existing lease-purchase agreement, which will save $680,838 over time. “The refinanc...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
McNair’s Rickerby comes of age at NJSIAA state sectionals
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Haig Rickerby never saw himself as being an accomplished runner in track and field. Growing up, the McNair Academic junior had other interests. “I was highly involved in tae kwon do,” Rickerby said...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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High school hosts day of unique guest speakers Secaucus High School held its first annual Day of Respect, Remembrance, and Reflection on Feb. 23. Students throughout the high school had the opportu...