A talk over breakfast
Women candidates discuss their experiences running for Board of Education
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Seated in the Brightside Tavern for breakfast two weeks after the Board of Education election, four women candidates gathered for a candid talk about their experiences. Although they all ran on dif...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
Letters and candy canes
Kids celebrate at annual tree lighting
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Alexandra Espinal, 8, knew exactly what she wanted to ask Santa for when she and other kids wrote letters as part of the Housing Authority’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...
A temporary replacement?
Suggestions needed for Ward F seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
With Ward F Councilwoman Diane Coleman slated to resign by Dec. 31 because she won election as County Register, Mayor Steven Fulop wants to know who the community wants him to appoint as a replacem...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic haunted by loss last year in state playoffs
by Jim Hague
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Catholic boys’ basketball team had just defeated St. Peter’s Prep in the Hudson County Tournament finale to capture their fifth consecutive county title. That idea itself was almost too ...
Furry cops
Port Authority graduates seven new canine teams
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
One by one, Port Authority police officers and their partner dogs walked to the front of the room at the Port Authority facility in Jersey City to receive their diplomas. The Oct. 26 ceremony was a...
Mayor, husband can’t remove selves from lawsuit
Judge makes decision on latest claim by former housing director
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge dismissed, in late October, a motion by Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her husband to remove themselves as defendants in a lawsuit filed in May of 2016 by former Hoboken public housing director Carm...
‘Friend’ your town on Facebook
Also at council meeting: New stop signs on 86th Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
At the commissioners meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the commissioners passed a resolution for the town to create a profile for social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Sa...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...