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The ‘Heart of a Bruin’ shows in North Bergen’s state wrestling champs
by Jim Hague
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The late Vince Ascolese , the legendary North Bergen football coach who died last December after a long battle with cancer, used to always profess to his gridiron warriors that they needed the “Hea...
Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Informed sources said last week that Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez will be named as the new Hudson County prosecutor as part of a compromise agreement, provided Gov. Christopher Christie signs...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
INSINGA, MARIANNE
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 17 at St. Anns RC Church, Hoboken, for Marianne Insinga, of Weehawken, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away peacefully at her home on Feb. 11. Marianne was a teacher...
The diet of Lent
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the desert b...
The importance of working together
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing this short letter to thank Dr. Marcia Lyles, Jersey City Public Schools Superintendent for having great communication skills within the community. With the snow storm that...
Opt out of state tests, or not?
School board allows students to say no
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Board of Education adopted a policy on Feb. 19 that will allow students – with parental approval – to opt out of stringent new state tests that measure academic progress. Schools Su...
TASTY TIDBITS
North Bergen native Rodriguez’s aspiring boxing career
Jersey City mourns loss of Gordon; Lucas’ book website
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The aspiring professional boxing career of Julian Rodriguez continues to ascend, when the 20-year-old North Bergen native fights as the headliner on a card Feb. 28 in the Tampa Sun Dome in a junior...