Marching with Mickey
Weehawken band has banner year; participates in Disney parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Who came in number one in the country?” asked Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner from the podium at this year’s high school graduation. “The Weehawken Marching Band!” It was another good year for the ...
Student cops
Guttenberg sixth graders graduate from Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The recruits stood in formation, watching the helicopter descend on the grassy field inside James Braddock Park. Then they marched single file to the aircraft to listen to instructions on airborne ...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
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Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
SMITH, JAMES ZIMP
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Funeral services were held July 15 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Jersey City, for James “Zimp” Smith, 89, of Roselle, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away July 6. A Tuskegee Airman, he ...
SCOREBOARD
North Bergen’s Rodriguez knows that he’s run out of chances
Heads to training camp with Buffalo Bills with his career on the line
by Jim Hague
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Evan Rodriguez knows that he’s definitely at the crossroads of the rest of his professional football career. At the tender age of 25 years old, the former North Bergen High School two-sport standou...
I have to wholeheartedly disagree with him
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Dear Editor: Regarding Edward Friedman's letter in the Reporter about bicycle riding on the sidewalk in Hoboken, I have to wholeheartedly disagree with him. Although Hoboken would like to think of ...
Feds are watching
HUD steps in to review Housing Authority contracts
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Hoboken Housing Authority board attempts to mount a legal investigation into $3.5 million in no-bid contracts that were awarded by the agency since 2010 – including a few that went to contra...
A city on edge
Tensions continue in Jersey City after killing of rookie cop
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“In the midst of darkness, there is hope,” said a sign in front of a church on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. But one week after the ambush and murder of rookie Police Officer Melvin Santiago, hope i...
VFW post holds pancake breakfast
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The Weehawken VFW Oulton-Kraft Post 1923 held their first pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 8 at the newly-refurbished post. Girl Scout Troop 12933 was on hand to serve all the hungry people. The o...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...