Protecting quality of life
Concerned Citizens group challenges overdevelopment on Boulevard East
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“So many local people are concerned about threats to the quality of life in this area,” said Joshua Breakstone. “That includes parking up and down the Hudson, the transportation system, overcrowdin...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
Dr. Garay named police surgeon by JCSPOA
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Dr. Kenneth Garay, the Chief Medical Officer at Jersey City Medical Center – Barnabas Health, was named the official surgeon for the Jersey City Police Superior Officers Association on August 21. A...
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A funeral service took place Aug. 30 at Orient Church of God, Jersey City, for Douglas Lamont Odom of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 23. He was the husband of Coleen Boyd-Odom; father of Marquis ...
Size doesn’t actually mean strength for Stinson’s Friars
St. Anthony looks to improve with solid front line
by Jim Hague
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Ed Stinson returned to coaching high school football last year, taking over the program at St. Anthony and guiding the Friars to a postseason berth, going to the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 1 playoffs ...
Disgusted - is there no justice for animals?
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Dear Editor: Tuesday August 12 a little before 6 p.m. - this will be a day I will never forget, for I lost my beautiful beagle mix to a speeding car, a driver going above the speed limit on my stre...
A celebration of song
New community chorus looks for singers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City will be alive with the sound of music, if organizers of North River Sing have their way. This is the first community chorus in New Jersey dedicated to American musical theater, and is s...
Caught in between
Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to H...
Who is Hoboken’s dog poop vigilante?
Anonymous person paints official-looking ‘curb your dog’ on sidewalks
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the issues that rile people’s blood in mile-square Hoboken, dog feces may be the silliest and yet one of the most often recurring. Residents have penned many angry letters to the Hoboken Repo...
Playing with fire
Local artist belly dances and ‘spins’ fire on Thursday nights
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I have two wands – one that’s lit, one that isn’t,” said Caridad Rivera. “I put the lit one in my mouth and instead of completely smothering the flame and cutting the oxygen off, I trap the fumes ...