A visionary artist
Artisan restores mural in 150-year-old WNY church
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Joseph of the Palisades Church in West New York underwent an extensive rehabilitation in preparation for its 150 year anniversary in March. The makeover included new floors, restored stained gl...
The search for Boobie
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I want to thank our Hoboken friends and neighbors. Our beloved cat of seven years, Boobie, went missing last weekend. Heartbroken and struggling to explain his disappearance to our two...
LOSORDO, MATTHEW D.
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A memorial service was held June 5 for Matt Losordo, 58, of Hoboken. He passed away May 12 at Hackensack University Medical Center after a brief struggle with cancer. Born to parents Louise Ascione...
From Hoboken to Appalachia
Local teen volunteers with poor families in West Virginia
by Violet Baron
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, 16-year-old Hoboken resident Hannah Valente met a family in West Virginia who live in a trailer on a creek, have no electricity, and are raising two autistic children. Any one of those ...
Who murdered Michael Galdieri?
Stabbing victim was former JC council candidate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“Michael was a nice guy who would give you the shirt off his back if you needed help. Like all of us, he had his demons, but he worked hard and overcame them,” said former Assemblyman Louis Manzo l...
Union City now rocks to its own song
Local musicians craft a tribute to the city’s people and famous places
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Union City has an official song. The song, “Union City,” composed by Mike Boldt and Phil Gallo, was adopted by resolution as the city’s official song at the Board of Commissioners meeting last Wedn...
ZiZi Loftin wins big in Weehawken’s Junior Olympics
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Zionna (“ZiZi”) Loftin has been a busy fifth grader this month. Before enduring mandatory New Jersey Ask testing, the Roosevelt Elementary School honors student, who is a starting first baseman for...
Please stop the lawsuit
Jun 15, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Board of Education is planning to vote to increase its litigation expenses to fight HoLa’s expansion to 8th grade to $50,000 from $20,000. Another week where rather than br...
U.S. gun deaths are at a staggering high
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Dear Editor: According to statistics from the Center of Disease Control, this week, the number of gun deaths in the U.S. since the tragedy in Newtown rose to 49,559. That is the size of the populat...
You’re only a stranger the first time you come
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Dear Editor: I would like to extend an invitation from The Weehawken Senior Citizens Club to any Weehawken Senior who would like to join our “Club”. We meet on the first and third Friday afternoons...