Replace patriotism
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: All the repairs have been completed on the Joseph Brandt No.2 School. All wooden facades and fences removed on balcony. Be nice if City Hall/Board of Education or some veterans group g...
TASTY TIDBITS
Union City boxer wins national title
Prep mourns the loss of All-State lineman O’Donnell; top fives
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since he was a little boy, John Bauza wanted to be just like his father, Juan . When Juan Bauza was still a competitive boxer in his native Puerto Rico, young John used to mimic his father, th...
Alleged animal abuser goes on the lam
More than 50 pets rescued from nearby house of horrors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A warrant has been issued for Juan Perez, 58, of Hillcrest Avenue in North Bergen, who faces 68 counts of animal cruelty after authorities found dozens of cats and dogs living in unspeakable condit...
Reviving a lost art
Local woman turns her childhood doll-making passion into a business
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Angela Huggins believes in a twist on the old adage: “A stitch in time saves lives.” “Sewing is a lost art that people need to know,” said Huggins, who has turned her lifelong sewing habit into a l...
‘The View’ from inside
First tenant of NB’s low-income housing shares 1940s memories
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the final installment in a three-part series that looks at the early years of Meadowview Village, the low income housing development that replaced dilapidated shacks along the cliffs of Nor...
From ‘Jungles’ to ‘Village’
Box found in closet reveals fascinating history of federally constructed North Bergen neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
First in a three-part series Long before there was a Meadowview Village, that particular section of North Bergen was officially called East New Durham. Unofficially, however, it went by a much more...
REILLY, JUDY
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Jan. 20 at Sacred Heart Church, North Bergen for Judy Reilly, 55, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 16. Daughter of the late John (1990) and the late Lottie (Kochanski)...
Help your heart in 2016
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s that time again when we tend to hear discussions about New Year’s resolutions. Eating healthier, going to the gym, cutting back on sweets. Resolutions are passionately set, but as...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I know I’m too involved in my kid’s lives, but I don’t know how to pull back. I worry they won’t be on top of things, so I’m always reminding them of what needs to be done. I gue...
Let’s call this a short term gain
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There is a biblical story of Issac’s twin sons, Esau and Jacob. The story goes that Esau sold his birthright to his brother for a bowl of lentils and bread; let’s call this a short ter...