Tough losses in title games for Lions, Friars
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep celebrated a victory in their NJSIAA state title game, Hudson County’s other two state football finalists, namely Lincoln and St. Anthony, were not as fortun...
Step up Mayor Zimmer
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Dear Editor: I call on our mayor to finally do the right thing and stand up for our city, Hoboken voters and all the people who ran in the recent Board of Education election! I believe illegal acti...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
Eating and technology
Weehawken Girl Scouts learn a variety of skills
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Weehawken Girl Scout Troops 12933 and 12779 have been busy. They recently traveled to Branch Brook Park Roller Rink in Newark to participate in a special Girl Scout program called Stemtastic. The g...
Targeting sex crimes
PD cracks down on prostitution
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Prostitutes and their patrons had better have second thoughts about using Secaucus as their base of operations. Several months ago, Acting Police Chief John Cerny of the Secaucus P.D. launched an i...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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A recent e-book by Hoboken-based children’s author Daniel Errico is making waves online for its unconventional ending—the story features a prototypical dashing knight who decides to live happily ev...
A bed, a shower, and a plate of hope
Hoboken Shelter does a lot for homeless in small space
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Depending on what hour of the day you arrive, the Hoboken Shelter could be a drop-in center, soup kitchen, classroom, or dormitory. Like the city it proudly serves, the shelter strives to satisfy e...
Watching the river flow
Song recalls couple’s 90-year love affair with Hudson River
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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At age 85, Catherine Portman-Laux decided to write a song. But not just any song. As a self-proclaimed “river rat” and lifelong lover of the waterways, she opted two years ago to make her first com...
The Saints Go Marching In
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The students of Mother Seton School in Union City from Kindergarten through Eighth grade celebrated Their 15th Annual 'All Saints' Day Parade' on October 31. Instead of dressing in Halloween costum...
PIACENTINI, VIRGINIA
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 12 at St John Nepomucene Church, Guttenberg, for Virginia Piacentini, 86, of Marlton, formerly a lifelong resident of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 7. She was re...