The girls of summer are back!
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Organized baseball started in Hoboken, and Hoboken’s Maria Pepe was the center of a national battle in 1972 to let girls play in Little League, so obviously baseball is big here – just like Frank S...
Freak accidents changed his life
Bayonne psychologist tours Hudson County schools with message of hope
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Joel Núñez knows what it is like to think that life is set against him. A psychologist now, Nunez grew up in Jersey City and had many of the same aspirations that urban kids today have, dreamin...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
SCOREBOARD
Union City’s Matias about to make history
Florida State lineman will become first to be selected in NFL Draft since 1987
by Jim Hague
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Josue Matias had no idea that he will become a part of history this week, when the National Football League Draft is taking place in Chicago. Matias will be in his Union City home with his family, ...
PAYNE, DOROTHY L.
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Funeral services took place April 24 for Dorothy L. Payne, 83. She passed away peacefully at home and with her husband at her side on April 19. Born in Bamberg, S.C., Dorothy was a resident of Jers...
How to mend our social and political silences, in Hoboken and the rest of America
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As an educator and host of a weekly TV show on education, the arts, and social change, I have become increasingly concerned with the muffled silences in public spaces—like cafes, for e...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
Fire Department and EMS honored for rescue operation on Route 3
Over a dozen agencies collaborated to extricate men trapped in van
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of numerous local and state rescue agencies came together in Secaucus on Feb. 11 to extricate two individuals trapped in their vehicle after heavy cargo from a truck smashed down on the hig...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken gridiron trio reunites in NY/NJ All-Star Classic
Weehawken’s Chong throws smoke; Hayward recovering; Roman taking next step
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
They walked off the field last November after suffering a heartbreaking loss to Dunellen in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group I semifinals, ending a streak of seven straight playoff wins str...