CHIRICHELLA, ANNETTE L.
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A funeral mass took place May 12 at St. Francis Church in Hoboken for Annette L. Chirichella. She passed away May 9 surrounded by her family at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. Annette was ...
Moms make lunch for the homeless
A visit to an area shelter with ‘Councilwoman Jen’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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With the assistance of a friend from the local charter school, Jen Giattino, councilwoman for the 6th Ward in Hoboken, struggled up Second Street carrying three shopping bags filled with pre-made m...
It’s a woman’s world, too
Tech startup launches in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Oksana Sokolovsky hadn’t intended to smash the glass ceiling for women when she partnered to create a tech startup company in Jersey City. But she’s happy that more than half of the employees of he...
JEFFERSON, STERLING JR.
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Funeral services took place May 12 at St. Johns’ Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Sterling Jefferson, Jr., of Jersey City. He passed away May 3. He was the father of Kevin A. Sterling and Angelina ...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
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Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where stray animals go in your town, and where to adopt
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have even started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give th...
Fake worms and ‘Frozen’ poles
Spring brings annual Fishing Derby to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Frank and Vivian Liang brought their children, Doreen, 6, and Samuel, 4, to the annual Fishing Derby at the duck pond to compete for the first time this year. There was just one problem. “They ate ...
Sacco team wins 2-1 over Wainstein
Commissioners to choose mayor, departments Tuesday
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“Four more years.” The phrase was repeated jubilantly by many of the well-wishers who turned out for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s victory celebration on Tuesday night, May 12, following his sweep at the ...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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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...