Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
BRIEFS
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Police, EMT's save woman suffering from heart attack on New Year's Eve The West New York Police Department, along with EMT's, saved a woman suffering from a heart attack on New Year's...
Biggest stories of the year
Here is the top news in each town and countywide, 2017
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers
Dec 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
The year 2017 was fraught with political intrigue and changes in development, business, education, transportation and the arts in Hudson County. Our residents are creative, busy people, which means...
2017 changed everything
The political year in review
Dec 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Although pontificators about politics like to claim each December that politics changed dramatically, 2017 was different. It really was a year on which the foreseeable future hinges. Politicians in...
BRIEFS
Dec 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents rush to pay property taxes early, but state and IRS weigh in The recently adopted federal tax plan includes a combined $10,000 deduction limit on property, state, and local income taxes. ...
All veggies, no soil
Union City kids grow hydroponic eats for community
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
There's a hidden farm growing veggies for the Union City community at Emerson Middle School. In a room on the school's lower floor, sixth, seventh and eighth graders are planting cucumbers, cilantr...
Happy holidays!
Toy drive will give kids a better Christmas this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
People came from far and wide to contribute to an annual toy drive that took place in West New York and was dually sponsored by the Mason Civic League in Hoboken and the Fernando Urbie Foundation i...
Color for your commute
WNY artist completes Weehawken tribute mural under Route 495 bridge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
On a recent freezing afternoon, artist Raul Rubio of West New York was focused on finishing his latest mural, nestled under the Route 495 helix bridge to the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken. He just ne...