Fake worms and ‘Frozen’ poles
Spring brings annual Fishing Derby to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank and Vivian Liang brought their children, Doreen, 6, and Samuel, 4, to the annual Fishing Derby at the duck pond to compete for the first time this year. There was just one problem. “They ate ...
Sacco team wins 2-1 over Wainstein
Commissioners to choose mayor, departments Tuesday
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
“Four more years.” The phrase was repeated jubilantly by many of the well-wishers who turned out for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s victory celebration on Tuesday night, May 12, following his sweep at the ...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
LANGAN-MECCA, GERTRUDE
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Funeral services were held May 9 for Gertrude Langan-Mecca, 95, of Toms River, formerly Hoboken. She passed away peacefully at the Toms River Community Medical Center on Tuesday May 5. Born in Hobo...
Hoboken taxpayers take another hit
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Dear Editor: Recently, the N.Y. Post reported that N.Y.C. was served with a lawsuit from the yellow taxi industry. To wit; unwillingness to protect the cab industry from predatory practices from ou...
SCOREBOARD
University Charter baseball: A battle for respect
by Jim Hague
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
University Charter has been in existence as a high school in Jersey City for over a decade now, but does anyone really know it? Seriously, the school opened in 2002 on West Side Avenue. It’s a scho...
Gold warns: May need public vote on school tax levy next year
Also: Teacher’s union head asks members to donate to legal fight against charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When the administration of interim Hoboken Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Brockel presented its final budget for the 2015-2016 school year two weeks ago, it only needed to convince a majority o...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Sumo in the schools
Guttenberg event raises funds for class trip
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Two very round, grimacing opponents faced off across the circular red ring while the crowd roared their support. Moments later the two foes charged – okay, waddled – toward one another, bouncing in...