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Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Young passion players at local school
The last days of Jesus enacted in Union City
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s School seventh and eighth grades acted out the Passion of Jesus on March 30 at St. Augustine Church, Union City. The children acted out Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection with s...
WNY election on Tuesday
Debate was detailed yet polite due to absence of mayor’s slate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff reporter
May 10, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people had to be turned away because of a lack of room in the small community room in Rivera Towers last week, the candidates’ forum moderated by the NJ League of Women Voters might easily...
What constitutes residency?
Candidate eligibility is challenged in WNY, NB
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Residency has been a hot topic in the current election cycle, with candidates in both North Bergen and West New York having their eligibility questioned due to owning property (and possibly a home)...
A special mass for the masses celebrating an amazing achievement
Bishops and parishioners say farewell to an elementary school; hello to an academy
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Preparing students for lifelong mental, financial, spiritual, familial, occupational and societal success is of paramount importance. Goals that involve workplace readiness, independent thinking, c...
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May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s raises money through CRS Rice Bowl St. Augustines School, Union City, has raised $772.63 with CRS Rice Bowl. Sr. Johanna Quinto, Development Director, issued a thank-you to all thos...
A secret killer of Latinos and women
Union City group helps fight deadly disease
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
When Joamelly Arteaga started to get nose bleeds as a young girl, nobody suspected she was suffering from lupus. “They didn’t know what she had,” said her father, Armando Hernandez, a resident of W...
New funding for public housing in WNY
But critics fear mortgaging buildings could lead to privatization
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Cash-strapped because the U.S. Congress won’t allocate enough funds to make repairs to aging buildings, West New York officials plan to mortgage their senior and other public housing. The U.S. Depa...

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Play ball!
WNY Little League opens new season with annual parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

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