40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
What’s cooking?
Local culinary studio helps needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when Rene Safarova-Gonzalez opened the doors to Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. to kids from the Jersey City Boys and Girls Club, she got the shock of her life. “These were 20 or 30 kids...
Wanna buy a bridge?
Council to ask feds for funds for infrastructure, flood control
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Speaking at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Mayor Michael Gonnelli described the bridge on Meadowlands Parkway as being in need of $15 million of repairs. “We’re one of only two towns...
Legendary North Bergen coach Ascolese dies
Spent 50 years coaching football at North Bergen, Hoboken; was asst. superintendent
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Vince Ascolese, who guided the North Bergen High School football team for almost 40 years, leading the Bruins to seven NJSIAA championships and 14 Hudson County titles, died Wednesday morning after...
Keep ‘God’ in the pledge of allegiance
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the early 1950s the phrase “under God” was so rightfully added to our Pledge of Allegiance to our great flag in this great country. This was and continues to be a refreshing and sti...
MONDADORI, EDNA DEFERRARI
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Dec. 3 at The Episcopal Church of Our Savior, Secaucus, for Edna DeFerrari Mondadori, 88, of Secaucus. She passed away Nov. 28. She was born in Union City to the late Frank ...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...
Hoboken school board’s attack on Hola is unfair
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I’m a parent of a child at Hola Hoboken, and I’m writing regarding the Hoboken City School District’s lawsuits and maneuvers designed to limit Hola’s ability to expand, and more genera...
Hoboken needed BBQ
Ribs, tips, and sides sizzle at new Smokin’ Barrel restaurant
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Dec 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The manager and owners of the new Smokin’ Barrel restaurant on Willow Avenue thought that Hoboken needed a good barbecue joint, so they started one in September, filling the menu with succulent bee...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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...