Waiting for ‘super’-man
School board down to four finalists for superintendent
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
After five nights of interviews, the Hoboken Board of Education has narrowed its search for a permanent superintendent down to four candidates and hopes to make a decision before May. The superinte...
A demonstration of leadership
Scout organizes a repair project in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
From the day Alexander Stamato joined the Cub Scouts at age 6, he thought it might be possible to become an Eagle Scout. Now 12 years later, he achieved what only two percent of all Boy Scouts ever...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
Weekend on ice
Town reopens skating rink after $2.1M facelift
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Bundled up in scarves and mittens, wobbling like penguins or gliding like swans, residents and visitors filled the ice for the grand reopening of the Secaucus skating rink in Buchmuller Park last w...
Guttenberg cops in dramatic rescues
Three receive ‘Officers of the Month’ honors at Town Council meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
“When we got there the mother was hysterical, and he was on the floor, basically dead,” said Police Officer Brian Eckenrode. “He had no heartbeat, no breath. We started giving him compression. We g...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic makes it four in a row
Hawks soar to county title by defeating Marist
by Jim Hague
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nick Mariniello arrived at Hudson Catholic High School six years ago to become the new boys’ basketball coach, he had no idea what the future held. After all, the Hawks were certainly not an i...
First impression
Mar 08, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I believe that the road surface of Observer Highway is in unacceptably poor condition. I believe that any non-political, unbiased evaluation of the road surface by the City of Hoboken ...
When will Sacco deal with overcrowded schools?
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mayor Sacco’s re-election campaign has officially kicked-off and the timing couldn’t be better, because he just announced no new taxes for North Bergen. But how does Mayor Sacco propos...
TARTAGLIA, NICHOLAS C. SR.
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held March 3 for Nicholas C. (Nicky Ta-Ta) Tartaglia Sr. of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 27. He was born in Jersey City and lived in North Bergen for over 50 years. Nicho...