Braddock Park 2.0
New soccer fields and veterans’ memorial to replace ‘dustbowl’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was planned to be a cute place where overflow soccer people could come in and play. And what it became was kind of a nightmare for the neighborhood.” North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco made thos...
Make the streets safer for everyone
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Adjust the speed limit in Hoboken. The citywide speed limit is 25 MPH. Most people feel that the posted speed limit is a "give or take" suggestion and to exceed that by 5-7 miles per h...
50 feet of ‘Alice’
Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic gets reboot in interactive classes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
When the seventh-grade students at Secaucus Middle School walk through the door of their language arts class, they know they’re in for more than just a conventional reading lesson. As they take the...
A fun time at the ball
Art House Production hosted ninth annual Snow Ball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“For me, the highlight of this year’s Snow Ball was to see so many of Art House’s supporters come out to our new location in Journal Square,” said Christine Goodman, executive director of Art House...
‘Grease’ is the word
Hoboken High School back in big way with spring musical
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no surprise to hear the actors and actresses in “Grease,” the newest musical production of the Hoboken Junior Senior High School Theater Company, say they identify with the characters they pla...
PALMER, IVETTE
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held Jan. 24 for Ivette Palmer, 48, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 20. She was the manager of the Kate Spade Clothing Store in North Bergen. She was the wife of Michael...
Hair-razing sacrifice
Two Union City sisters shear locks for charity
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Emily and Angelina Mathew, aged 7 and 6, have a lot in common – a sense of fun, and high energy, loving parents. They also once had long, luxuriant black hair. But recently their mother, Lesley Pal...
Zoning battle on Boulevard East
Public comments on 13-story building in three-story zone
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In a marathon Jan. 22 Zoning Board meeting that lasted about four hours, advocates and opponents of the 13-story Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise apartment complex debated its potential impact. It wa...
‘The good of people showed through’
Outpouring of support from Hudson County after Edgewater fire
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials have determined that the massive fire that consumed the Avalon housing complex in Edgewater two weeks ago was started accidentally by maintenance workers using a torch to make plumbing re...
A resolution of Hoboken school funding issues
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It seems to me that the guiding principle in Hoboken school funding matters is that every student should have an equal share of resources, both in terms of funding and teaching talent....