‘The application of knowledge’
School superintendent Sanger retires after 41 years as an educator
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Stanley Sanger took over as Union City’s superintendent of schools in July of 2003, he inherited one of the state’s worst performing districts. When he retired this summer, he left behind one ...
Rolling restaurants hit town
Wednesday food truck court brings exotic food options to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody makes fun of me at work because I get excited on Wednesday when it’s food truck day,” said Frank, who has been frequenting the food trucks ever since he found out they visit at lunchtime...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
From police beat to music beat
Union City cop starts music production business
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Basketball and music kept Carlos Pina out of trouble when he was a kid growing up in the projects of Union City. He and his friends would rap in English and Spanish fusion, an art form that wasn’t ...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
The pleading edge
Residents, developers have many hopes for Western Edge redevelopment zone
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A laundry list of desires for the future of Hoboken’s Western Edge redevelopment zone was on display at the first public meeting introducing a new round of city-led planning this past week. The mee...
A healthy choice
Grove Street Farmer’s market offers a variety of foods
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
On almost any Monday or Thursday afternoon from May to December you can find healthy food at the Grove Street PATH plaza. You can also find a lot of other stuff, like dancers dancing with ears of c...
Power play
Hoboken resident says PSE&G won’t pay for damage its vehicle caused
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The dirty CARFAX report was just the beginning of Jim Parascandola’s troubles. When Parascandola, a 16-year resident of Hoboken, found out last month that his parked car had been hit by a Public Se...
Grammy winner Lisa Fischer headlines
Closing concert of free Summer Concerts on Hudson is Aug. 27
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014 will present its season closer on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. with Grammy winner Lisa Fischer in her New Jersey debut with her band Grand Baton. Fischer has work...
Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Below is an open thank-you letter from Chief Edelmiro Garcia and PO Daniel Simone III to those who helped put together Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014: Hoboken Police Chief Garcia wo...