Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Ready, Set, Gown!
Fun run in bridesmaid dresses will raise money for charity
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you’ve probably been told you’ll definitely use your tangerine orange chiffon dress again, only to watch it gather dust in the closet for years after. Now there’s ...
A cheesy app
Hoboken man invents new way to count your pies
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
When Rick Mendes of Hoboken sat down with a reporter at Napoli’s on Washington Street on a recent Tuesday, the choice was clear: the Italian restaurant’s specialty is margherita pizza, and one 14-i...
STEPKOVICH, CECILE ARLINE
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 22 at St. Lawrence Church for Cecile Arline Stepkovich, 78, of Weehawken. She passed away Aug. 19. She was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. She worked as a secretary f...
Ashamed
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Dear Editor: The following is a letter to Representative Sires: Dear Representative Sires: The Congress went on vacation for five weeks starting Friday, August 1. The number of very serious problem...
Councilman Chico makes a difference
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Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Ward B Councilman Khemraji Chico Ramchal, I have to say the Westside is definitely moving forward in the right direction. There is not a day that goes by that C...
Veteran cemetery warning
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Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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...