Leading by example
Miranda-Diaz hopes she can be a role model for future Latina nurses
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Nursing is more than just about blood and guts,” said Dr. Gina Miranda-Diaz, director of the West New York Health Department, who was recently one of 10 nurses nationally honored for her innovativ...
North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Barbara Tulko wins award for excellence
Re/Max broker’s 26 years of success unbroken
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 26th consecutive year, Barbara Tulko, broker associate with RE/MAX Villa Realtors of Hudson and Bergen Counties, has earned the 2015 NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Award. T...
Alleged animal abuser goes on the lam
More than 50 pets rescued from nearby house of horrors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A warrant has been issued for Juan Perez, 58, of Hillcrest Avenue in North Bergen, who faces 68 counts of animal cruelty after authorities found dozens of cats and dogs living in unspeakable condit...
The ‘Power List’
The Reporter’s annual movers and shakers for 2016
by Hudson Reporter staff
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of Hudson County’s most powerful people rises and falls from year to year. Some are more relevant one year and less so the next. Influence can mean different things, not only political p...
From ‘Jungles’ to ‘Village’
Box found in closet reveals fascinating history of federally constructed North Bergen neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
First in a three-part series Long before there was a Meadowview Village, that particular section of North Bergen was officially called East New Durham. Unofficially, however, it went by a much more...
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PSE&G customers can apply for payment assistance with winter heating bills With chilly weather here, Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) reminds customers that the Low Income Home Energ...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...