From Greenville to the NFL and back
Football player returns home to redevelop in his old neighborhood
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Chris Baker, former wide receiver for the New York Jets, has some sage advice for kids in the Jersey City neighborhood where he grew up. “Follow your dream, but back it up,” he said during an inter...
Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition gives thanks
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Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition would like to extend its thanks to David White, Esq., of Counsel, Pashman Stein, P.C. for his informative, enlightening and fun presentation that ...
PANDOLFO, ANTONIO
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A funeral mass was held July 2 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Antonio Pandolfo, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away June 26. He was born in S. Arsenio, Provincia di Salerno and moved to Jer...
Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowadays residents of North Hudson can hardly toss a tomato without hitting a farmers market. New markets have cropped up in Union City and North Bergen, joining existing ones in neighboring commun...
Hudson may get female prosecutor
Esther Suarez, nominated by Christie, would be first woman and Hispanic in post
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez, a resident of Secaucus, has been confirmed as the new Hudson County Prosecutor by the state Senate this week. She was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecut...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
74 seniors move on
Weehawken High School graduates class of 2015
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The 74 graduates of Weehawken High School’s senior class entered the auditorium to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” and a standing ovation from friends, family, and high school faculty on Tue...
Red means ‘go’
More than 600 students participate in 54th graduation ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The roar of more than 600 students rocked Bruins Stadium on the morning of Wednesday, June 24. A sea of red-clad graduates erupted from their seats, caps flying in the air to celebrate the end of t...
Better than new
West Bergen Branch Library reopens
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
For some of those who came to celebrate the grand reopening of Jersey City’s West Bergen Branch Library on June 29, the facility’s makeover was like “night and day.” The library reopened after bein...
Final fight
The last of the ‘pigeon guys’ leaves Hoboken
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The dusty trophies are piled in boxes in a breezy garage on Monroe Street, next to a lone bag of seed. On the roof, a lattice of cages lies empty and partially deconstructed, silent for perhaps the...