Doing it for Dan
CarePoint officials take Ice Bucket Challenge for one of their own
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials at CarePoint Health had more reason than most to support efforts to raise funds for ALS research and treatment when they marched outside the front door of Christ Hospital on Aug. 27 to ge...
OST, BRADLEY P.
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A funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 28 at The Trinity Church, All Saints Episcopal Parish, Hoboken, for Bradley P. (Brad) Ost, 43, of Jersey City. He died at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medi...
Carmelo Garcia returns…briefly
Former public housing director defends self after firing; interim director hired; kids’ trip canceled
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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For the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA), this past Tuesday’s special board meeting was a moment of many returns, some happier than others. First and foremost, it marked the temporary return of Robe...
For whom the school bell tolls
Public school classes begin Thursday, Aug. 4
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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For kids, summer officially ends the moment the first school bell rings in September. This year that bell tolls in North Bergen on Thursday, Sept. 4, welcoming about 8,000 students into the system....
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“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...
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 ...
PECH, MATTHEW P.
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A memorial service was conducted Aug. 30 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 93 W. 23rd St., Bayonne, for Matthew P. Pech, 27 of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Fla. He passed away tragically followin...
Back to the books!
UC, WNY schools open this week
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter correspondent
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in Union City return to school on Sept. 4, while West New York students return on Sept. 5. As of press time on Thursday, interim Superintendent Silvia Abbato remained head of...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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If you happened to look out over the Hudson River recently, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port Imperial Ferry t...
‘Elvis’ plays Secaucus
Popular Summer Concert Series continues
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The familiar voice of Elvis filled Buchmuller Park on Thursday evening, Aug. 21 as hundreds of residents and guests danced or sang along or simply sat in lawn chairs enjoying the cool summer evenin...