Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
POGGI, CHARLES F.X.
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 16 at Holy Trinity R C Church for Charles F.X. Poggi, 85, of Englewood Cliffs, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away Sept. 11. He was born in Jersey City and serve...
School board seat filled
Local dad chosen by majority vote
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark McNamara, a Hoboken resident and parent, was sworn in to fill Monica Stromwall’s empty seat on the Hoboken Board of Education on Sept. 13. McNamara was one of four possible replacements interv...
Weehawken Day is coming!
Festival returns after seven-year hiatus
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Day, an all-day festival for the residents of Weehawken, will be held Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. at the town’s 10-acre park along the Hudson River waterfront. The last Weehawken Day occur...
Different job for police officer and wife
Local couple opens day care together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Maylin Rodriguez and her husband, North Bergen Police Officer Hector Rosa, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their Kidz Learning Center on Friday, Sept. 9. The new daycare at 5108 Columbia Ave. ca...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
A whole new Gold Coast?
NJCU breaks ground on west campus residences
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The cool wind blowing off the Hackensack River on Sept. 12 knocked down placards and stirred up dust over the largely barren landscape along Jersey City’s West Side Avenue. Devoid of buildings for ...
ROSARIO, LORENZO
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Sept. 13 for Lorenzo (Bubba) Rosario, 41, of Union City. He passed away Sept. 10. He was born in Hoboken and lived most of his life in Union City where he was a cashier f...
Weehawken remembers
Ceremony honors the fallen of 9/11
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 15 years since the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 civilians. On Sept. 11, 2016, Weehawken residents, politicians, and municipal departments gathered at the township’s official...