Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said North Bergen 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 in North Bergen, and his scho...
HHA hit with federal buzzcut
2016 budget anticipates 17 percent funding loss
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The accountant for the Hoboken Housing Authority warned of serious budget pressures looming for the public housing agency after the U.S. Congress significantly underfunded its public housing commit...
New digs in an old ’hood
Police headquarters to move to housing project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Police Chief Philip Zacche joined Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea on a tour of the proposed new police station site at the Marion Gardens Public Housing Complex on July ...
Better than the beach
North Bergen pool opens for summer season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“This is our little resort,” said Margaret Burt, looking very relaxed in a lounge chair. “We pretend like we’re on vacation,” added Tina Hernandez. The two friends and their kids were enjoying open...
LAMERE, ROSE ALICE
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A funeral mass was offered July 7 at Grace Episcopal Church (Union City) for Rose Alice LaMere, 92, formerly of Union City and long-time resident of Weehawken. She passed away July 3 after a brief ...
Payback
Hobokenites behind failed defamation lawsuit must pay legal fees
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 47 47 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
A Hoboken political activist and his wife must pay $276,677 in legal fees and costs to the bloggers and internet commenters they accused of defamation in a 2012 lawsuit, Hudson County Superior Cour...
Happy birthday, America!
Jersey City holds bash in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine a picnic for more than 70,000 people, and you might get an idea of what the Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival was like on July 4. Although not exactly like the legendary Woodstock Co...
LOVE, MARVIN LEE
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A funeral service was held July 2 at Monumental Baptist Church, for Marvin Lee Love, 58, best known as Tee. He passed away June 25. He was born in Jersey City to the late Loretta and Tommy Love. Ma...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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...
Good vibrations
Independence Day festivities at the Secaucus Swim Club bring out record crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
“We generally plan for 1,000 people,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli in the midst of a celebratory crowd of residents and their guests. “There’s got to be a couple of thousand people here for sure.” I...