Carmelo Garcia returns…briefly
Former public housing director defends self after firing; interim director hired; kids’ trip canceled
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
For the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA), this past Tuesday’s special board meeting was a moment of many returns, some happier than others. First and foremost, it marked the temporary return of Robe...
Back to school
Kids will see new technology, other changes starting Sept. 3
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
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The Weehawken School District is preparing for an exciting 2014-2015 school year. All public schools – Daniel Webster School, Roosevelt School, and Weehawken High School – will open for a half day ...
Doing it for Dan
CarePoint officials take Ice Bucket Challenge for one of their own
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Officials at CarePoint Health had more reason than most to support efforts to raise funds for ALS research and treatment when they marched outside the front door of Christ Hospital on Aug. 27 to ge...
PECH, MATTHEW P.
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A memorial service was conducted Aug. 30 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 93 W. 23rd St., Bayonne, for Matthew P. Pech, 27 of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Fla. He passed away tragically followin...
‘Elvis’ plays Secaucus
Popular Summer Concert Series continues
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The familiar voice of Elvis filled Buchmuller Park on Thursday evening, Aug. 21 as hundreds of residents and guests danced or sang along or simply sat in lawn chairs enjoying the cool summer evenin...
Rocking the shore
Hoboken bands take on legendary Asbury Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When David Calamoneri yelled from the stage, “Hey, Hoboken!” the crowd erupted, several dozen fans screaming back at the top of their lungs. If not for the small blue sign on the back of the stage ...
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...
Seven new public servants sworn in
Council meeting also honors lost friends
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Guttenberg’s Town Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 25 revolved largely around personnel issues, with the swearing-in of seven new public servants as well as heartfelt tributes to a few old friends w...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“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...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to look out over the Hudson River recently, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port Imperial Ferry t...