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Weehawken’s Possick wins national fencing title
Just 10 years old, local girl already sets sights on Olympics
by Jim Hague
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
She might be only 10 years old, but don’t dare sell Lola Possick short on her hopes and dreams. The Weehawken youngster already has her plans all set. “My dream is to go to the Olympics,” Possick s...
The ‘feast,’ before the yuppies moved in
Jul 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Re the July 19 article “‘The Feast’” is back.” This annual festival used to be one helluva blowout! When I first came to Hoboken, in the early ‘60’s, the heavy statue of Saint Ann woul...
Save the monarch butterflies of Hudson County
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently I wrote to a powerful Hudson County politician with what I conceived as a rather esoteric request: throw a life-line to a threatened species of butterfly called the Monarch by...
RYAN, EUNICE
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 24 at Saint Mary's Chapel for Eunice Ryan, 73, a lifelong resident of Union City. She passed away July 21 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. Eunic...
Sshh…the machines are talking
Library hosts a presentation on the ‘Internet of Things’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
All of us are surrounded by a new Internet, one that is growing every day. It is the Internet of Things, an interactive network between devices and physical objects able to exchange data with other...
Rising from the ashes
Willow Avenue café reopens after fire
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
After six and a half months of shuttered service, D’s Soul Full Café is back in business, and possibly better than ever. On New Year’s Day 2015, an electrical fire broke out in the apartment above ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
American Dream rises from the wetlands
Construction underway on massive mall and entertainment complex
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As the joke goes, the “crane” is the new official bird of the Meadowlands. Numerous construction cranes tower over the property around the megamall once known as Xanadu near MetLife Stadium in East...