Carnivals, cultural festivals, and citizenship classes
Library offers variety of activities, educational opportunities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall program season at the North Bergen Public Library begins on Sept. 15 and runs until Dec. 12. During that time town residents can choose from a wide assortment of programs, from early child...
Protecting quality of life
Concerned Citizens group challenges overdevelopment on Boulevard East
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“So many local people are concerned about threats to the quality of life in this area,” said Joshua Breakstone. “That includes parking up and down the Hudson, the transportation system, overcrowdin...
Frogs as symbol of the environment
JC group sponsors photo and art contest
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the most important scenes in Steven Spielberg’s classic film “ET,” the film’s hero sets the frogs free from his elementary biology class. An early symbolic act of environmental protest, t...
Moving the world, one step at a time
Monroe Street Movement Space celebrates 20th anniversary
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Although she believes that everyone is a dancer, Dena Reynolds is more concerned about making sure every child who comes through her studio is a good person. At her dance and movement school in Hob...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
Dr. Garay named police surgeon by JCSPOA
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Dr. Kenneth Garay, the Chief Medical Officer at Jersey City Medical Center – Barnabas Health, was named the official surgeon for the Jersey City Police Superior Officers Association on August 21. A...
Who is Hoboken’s dog poop vigilante?
Anonymous person paints official-looking ‘curb your dog’ on sidewalks
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the issues that rile people’s blood in mile-square Hoboken, dog feces may be the silliest and yet one of the most often recurring. Residents have penned many angry letters to the Hoboken Repo...
Disgusted - is there no justice for animals?
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tuesday August 12 a little before 6 p.m. - this will be a day I will never forget, for I lost my beautiful beagle mix to a speeding car, a driver going above the speed limit on my stre...
ODOM, DOUGLAS LAMONT
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A funeral service took place Aug. 30 at Orient Church of God, Jersey City, for Douglas Lamont Odom of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 23. He was the husband of Coleen Boyd-Odom; father of Marquis ...