Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Sixth Street Embankment may be used for recreation, trains
Owner’s lawyer accuses city officials of ‘secret deliberations’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has introduced an ordinance that authorizes the use of the Sixth Street Embankment for a rail line and other possible uses as a park, and developer Steve Hyman, who owns the proper...
‘Jersey Joe’ launches new radio show
Hudson County native keeps his finger on the pulse of the community
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the ’70s and ’80s like “All in the Family,” “Soap,” and “Mork and Mindy,” as bumpers to intro...
Rocking the shore
Hoboken bands take on legendary Asbury Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When David Calamoneri yelled from the stage, “Hey, Hoboken!” the crowd erupted, several dozen fans screaming back at the top of their lungs. If not for the small blue sign on the back of the stage ...
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A funeral service took place Sept. 5 for Roger Anthony Torre, 91, of Weehawken. He passed away Sept. 2. Before his retirement, Roger was a long time employee of PSE&G of West New York. Roger was pr...
Give them the contract they deserve
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Dear Editor: Giving our teachers a fair and equitable contract earlier this week, Bayonne took a major step towards supporting a strong education system by giving their teachers a fair and equitabl...
Helping to clear the path
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Dear Editor: With the recent record-setting rain events throughout the northeast, I was reminded of the problems Hoboken has experienced with flooding over the years. The same week parts of New Jer...
Night of wine and song
Emmy winner Hayes performed at third annual event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Summer may be winding down, but you wouldn’t know it by the number of activities going on in Secaucus. On a recent Friday night – Sept. 5 – residents had a choice between the Immaculate Conception ...
Caught on camera
Schools get 225 security devices installed, WiFi enhanced
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Behind a closed door in the administrative area of North Bergen High School sits a huge monitor, upon which are displayed dozens of images from throughout the building and vicinity. The same images...
Golden girl
WNY woman views 50 years of change through kitchen window
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Much has changed in West New York over the past 50 years. The once-industrial town has experienced residential growth, an increase in restaurants and retailers, and a boom in cultural diversity. Ma...