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 | 13 13 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...
Catching the buzz
New documentary from Hoboken-based director encourages everyone to become ‘bee people’
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people know if they are a dog person or a cat person, but what about a bee person? A new documentary directed by Hoboken resident David Knappe explores the extraordinary characters who are dra...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
Fashion – Jersey City style
Fashion Week kicks off with a lot of local talent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third year in a row, Desha Jackson’s DLJ Give to Live Foundation will present four days’ worth of fashion events to raise money for Jersey City-based community organizations. Fashion Week g...
TREMBLAY, JESSIE
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Sept. 4 at St. Michael’s Church, Union, for Jessie Tremblay, 88, of Union, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Sept. 1. Born in Beaumont, Texas, Jessi...
Judge prods county to move ahead with new court house
Freeholders are on the verge of bonding for purchase of property on Cook Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge told the Hudson County Board of Freeholders last week to get their act together and acquire a site for a new county court house before the cost of the land becomes too high. “We need a crim...
Classrooms not courtrooms
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Dear Editor: I am disheartened by the direction the Kids First Board of Education is taking our schools. The focus is on courtrooms when the emphasis should be on classrooms. Over the summer the Bo...
SCOREBOARD
Prep handling state’s top ranking with ease
Marauders open season with big win over Maryland school
by Jim Hague
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Rich Hansen said that he’s been in this position before, coaching a St. Peter’s Prep football team that was ranked No. 1 in the entire state and placed among the very best high school squads in the...
Having fun for a good cause
Immaculate Conception Church Feast returns to town center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s awesome,” said longtime Secaucus resident Rob Valente, speaking about the Immaculate Conception Church Feast in Buchmuller Park. “This is how it used to be when I was a kid. It used to be her...
Starting school right
Back-to-school drive provides free school supplies
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A parade of kids made their way around the tables inside the North Bergen Recreation Center on Tuesday, Sept. 2. They selected items from a vast array of supplies in preparation for the upcoming sc...