Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
Homeless population is much bigger than officials thought
Freeholders to do independent survey, and seek solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Information collected from local homeless shelters and programs shows that Hudson County’s homeless population may be much higher than what was determined in a survey conducted this past January. T...
Landslide remedied
Work started to repair area near Paterson Plank Road
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Repairs are underway after a landslide took down a large chunk of the western slope of Jersey City Heights along a portion of Paterson Plank Road last January. While never a threat to the roadway t...
Mayor’s Column
by Michael Gonnelli
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Happy holidays, and How to Help   As the year winds down, we find ourselves once again in the middle of the winter holidays with Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks for the bounty we enjoy behind u...
Raised on the river
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thank you so much for writing that wonderful piece on the Hudson River and sharing the story of Catherine Portman-Laux and Burton Laux’s experiences on the river. I picked up The North...
Lincoln girls look to ‘four-peat’
Lions poised to shoot for another Hudson County title
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Lincoln High School girls’ basketball team has captured the last three Hudson County Tournament championships. Head coach Tommy Best is pushing for a fourth. “We’re definitely trying to win ano...
Assemblyman Garcia, don’t use first class mail
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I recently received a letter from Assemblyman Garcia that was addressed to all local businesses. While I appreciate that Assemblyman Garcia made the effort to send out a letter, I was ...
STANCATI, DOMINICK ANTHONY
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Dec. 17 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church for Dominick Anthony Stancati, 89, of Union City. He passed away Dec. 13. He was born in Jersey City and lived in Union City sin...
Who’s disrespecting who?
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: At the Oct. 16 Board of Education meeting, trustee Kathy Huber O’Connell took exception to my leaving the meeting before it had concluded, calling the questions I raised and my departu...
First blood in West New York
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Count Wiley has unveiled the long-awaited opposition ticket that will challenge the still-to-be decided ticket of Mayor Felix Roque in West New York in May, 2015. Wiley’s ticket, known as West New ...