Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...
MINERVINI, BERNADETTE
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held June 19 at Immaculate Conception Church for Bernadette Minervini, 70, of Secaucus. She passed away June 15. She was the daughter of Nina Minervini and the late Corrado Miner...
Freedom isn’t free
Weehawken students learn about military sacrifice at Bayonne museum
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Fleet Week all in spring, the season can be a fitting time of year for grade school children to learn about the sacrifices made by military men and women to keep ou...
Where art and development meet
New gallery in luxury housing building will fund arts program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The ribbon-cutting ceremony at The Art House on Christopher Columbus Drive drew a curious cross-section of the city’s population. While political types mingled with many of the usual social elite, ...
MONGON, ERSILIA
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated June 17 at St. Francis Church of Hoboken for Ersilia Mongon, 61. She died Wednesday at Hoboken University Medical Center. Born in Jersey City she lived most of her lif...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony’s Terry more than just a football standout
Friar receives Eisenhower Leadership Award at West Point
by Jim Hague
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not every day that a kid from Jersey City gets invited to visit the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., much less receive an award named after the most decorated graduate in th...
100 and counting
Bayonne daycare attendee celebrates 105th birthday
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
When Mary Gibson was born, much of the United States didn’t own a car or have an outhouse. The Great Depression hadn’t happened yet, nor had World War II—or World War I. Gibson was born in 1909, an...
Crime down in Secaucus
Most offenses decrease over year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime is down in most categories in Secaucus, except for certain types of theft. There were no murders or rapes reported in the town in either 2012 or 2013. The number of robberies dropped from 16 ...
Free concerts on the waterfront
Outdoor series in Weehawken begins June 25
by Reporter Staff
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
An eclectic program of summer concerts returns to the Weehawken waterfront as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) presents Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014, beginning Wedne...
Parking director says he’ll use fewer boots
Council also passes $107.7M budget with slight tax increase; discusses rejected development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken plans to stop booting cars of residents with expired parking permits in anticipation of a new summons and warning system expected to be launched in early July, the city’s parkin...