A hands-on lesson in civics
Students view county government from the inside
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Christina Skop did her best to keep order as chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during this year’s Student Government Day on April 2. But like her counterpart in the adult version, ...
Fire Department and EMS honored for rescue operation on Route 3
Over a dozen agencies collaborated to extricate men trapped in van
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of numerous local and state rescue agencies came together in Secaucus on Feb. 11 to extricate two individuals trapped in their vehicle after heavy cargo from a truck smashed down on the hig...
MONGELLI, ANTHONY SR.
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Funeral mass was offered April 23 at Immaculate Conception Church for Anthony Mongelli, Sr., 92, of Secaucus. He passed away April 19 after a short hospital stay. Son of the late Ignazzio and Maria...
Mudslinging and law enforcement investigations
West New York voters have interesting choices for mayor/commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In West New York, voters don’t choose a mayor; they choose five part-time commissioners, who then choose a mayor from among themselves. But each ticket usually has a frontrunner. In the May commiss...
Mission of mercy
UC resident participates in philanthropic effort
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A team of local physicians, case workers and volunteers recently returned from the Dominican Republic as part Guardians of Healing, a non-profit that embarks on an annual philanthropic trip to the ...
Sacco-backed candidates win NB school race
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Twelve people ran this year for three available seats on the North Bergen school board. When the dust settled and the votes were counted, the three candidates in the “Our Children First 2015” team ...
Bria Skonberg and Tony DeSare headline HRPAC’s Annual Benefit Gala
Party is set for the Chart House on Saturday, May 2
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The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center (HRPAC), which produces the very popular Summer Concerts on the Hudson music series at Lincoln Harbor Park and the UBS Atrium Series, both in Weehawken,...
Protect our children
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Dear Editor: As some of your readers may know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. While highlighting this important issue once a year is a good thing, it is not effective unless its message is ...
Keeping it historic
Old warehouse will become jewel of arts district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Murphy walked through the old Butler Warehouse on Warren Street as if he intended to move there when it was complete, or like a proud father showing off his first-born child. The Butler War...
Comedy champion crowned in Secaucus
Six-night comedy festival culminates in showdown for title
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
After six nights of comedy shows throughout the Meadowlands region, after 37 stand-up performers gave it their best on stages in Secaucus and surrounding towns, eight winners competed on Sunday, Ap...