Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held Aug. 26 for John W. Prellberg of Guttenberg. He passed away Aug. 23 at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Hudson County and owner of John’s Watch Repairing in Gutten...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
A cheesy app
Hoboken man invents new way to count your pies
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When Rick Mendes of Hoboken sat down with a reporter at Napoli’s on Washington Street on a recent Tuesday, the choice was clear: the Italian restaurant’s specialty is margherita pizza, and one 14-i...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Back to the books!
UC, WNY schools open this week
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter correspondent
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in Union City return to school on Sept. 4, while West New York students return on Sept. 5. As of press time on Thursday, interim Superintendent Silvia Abbato remained head of...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...
On the rise
New development cropping up around the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The first of possibly 15 new residential developments slated for the Journal Square area held a ribbon cutting in early August. The Kennedy Lofts, a three-minute walk to the Journal Square bus and ...
Lincoln coach Hampton gets philosophical this year
by Jim Hague
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Lincoln head football coach Robert Hampton always puts a different spin on his approach to begin a football season. Whether it comes to making a reference to music history (which Hampton has a back...
Ready, Set, Gown!
Fun run in bridesmaid dresses will raise money for charity
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you’ve probably been told you’ll definitely use your tangerine orange chiffon dress again, only to watch it gather dust in the closet for years after. Now there’s ...
Councilman Chico makes a difference
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Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Ward B Councilman Khemraji Chico Ramchal, I have to say the Westside is definitely moving forward in the right direction. There is not a day that goes by that C...