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Fresh halls, fresh walls
UC gets a new school building, while WNY gets two
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Both West New York and Union City held opening celebrations for new schools in their districts Sep. 5. Union City’s Sara Gilmore School, located on Kerrigan Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets, is...
1915 newspaper found in wall
School renovation reveals 102-year-old artifact
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes, old news is good news. Construction workers who were renovating the old Harry L. Bain Elementary School in West New York found an unusual artifact in a wall – a September, 1915 edition o...
A remembrance of horror
WNY residents gather for 9/11 memorial
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
For Rep. Albio Sires, the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the death of four residents from West New York that day are still stinging memories. Sires was mayor of West New York when he learned that Mic...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
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Grace Episcopal hosts flea market on Sept. 16 An outdoor flea market was scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 3901 Park Ave., Union City. Exce...
New school buildings, new gear
UC, WNY students return at end of the week
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City students will return to the public schools on Thursday, Sept. 7, while West New York students return Friday, Sept. 8. What can kids and educators in both districts look forward to? In ma...
Historic UC house faces demolition
‘The Nest’ to be replaced by new apartment building
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On 19th street and Kennedy Boulevard sits The Nest, a house built in 1918 by Paul Ganzinotti. According to one previous owner, Kevin McMullan, who owned the house for 20 years, most of the house’s ...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
Former DPW official turns 100 years old
Was determined to live a long life to make up for his brother’s early death
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A former Union City superintendent of public works who turned 100 years old last month says he made up his mind to live long in order to compensate for the early demise of his brother. Peter Manche...
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Impaired driving enforcement crackdown coming to West New York Police agencies from around New Jersey are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2017 “Drive Sober or...

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Paper tributes
Local artist soldiers on after mother’s passing
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Reporter Staff Writer

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Teen mom raises her cap
Union City graduates 849 seniors
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Reporter Staff Writer

Into the real world
Memorial HS graduates 424 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer