A run in the sun
Newport Liberty Half Marathon a huge success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 2,500 people participated in the 24th annual Newport Half Marathon Race on Sept. 17. With fair weather affording a clear view of the New York skyline, participants ran along a course that...
ROSS, IRVING F.
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have been held for Irving F. Ross, “Funky Irv”, 64, of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly on Sept. 16. Born in Atlantic City, Irving lived most of his life in Jersey City. He was...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
SCOREBOARD
Union City boys’ soccer team is soaring high
Off to a flying 5-1 start in early going
by Jim Hague
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
During the offseason of the high school soccer season, Union City High School head coach Bill Shapiro had some concerns about the state of the Soaring Eagles. “We were such an unknown entity,” Shap...
A first for Jersey City
Thomas named to board of directors for New Jersey School Boards Association
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Sudhan Thomas, who currently serves as a vice president of Jersey City Board of Education, was elected and sworn in to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey School Boards Association on Sept. 15...
Vote for Bhalla
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor, I want to tell you a little bit about my friend, Councilman Ravi Bhalla, and why I’m supporting his candidacy for Mayor of Hoboken, along with his council candidates of Jim Doyle, John...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
The seven candidates for school board
Two slates and one independent want spots on Board of Education
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Hoboken Board of Education in the Nov. 7 elections. Two slates of three candidates each are facing off against each other, plus one independent. Vo...
Salvadorian pride
Local towns participate in county’s second Salvadorian parade
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Local and regional dignitaries came together in North Bergen Sept. 17 for Hudson County's second Salvadorian Parade. Participants were treated to performances of the American and El Salvadorian Nat...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...