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A secret killer of Latinos and women
Union City group helps fight deadly disease
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
When Joamelly Arteaga started to get nose bleeds as a young girl, nobody suspected she was suffering from lupus. “They didn’t know what she had,” said her father, Armando Hernandez, a resident of W...
New funding for public housing in WNY
But critics fear mortgaging buildings could lead to privatization
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Cash-strapped because the U.S. Congress won’t allocate enough funds to make repairs to aging buildings, West New York officials plan to mortgage their senior and other public housing. The U.S. Depa...
Play ball!
WNY Little League opens new season with annual parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps a handful of the hundreds of kids who gathered in front of West New York City Hall on April 25 for the annual Little League Parade knew of the championship teams of the early 1960s, when We...
Saint Peter’s University advances with new high-tech facilities and innovative programs
May 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
State-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge programs are becoming increasingly important to today’s undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Peter’s has responded to this demand with updates to ...
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WNY hires five new police officers The West New York Police Department hired five new officers to join the department by June 2015, in a ceremony on April 22 attended by Mayor Felix E. Roque, the W...
Mudslinging and law enforcement investigations
West New York voters have interesting choices for mayor/commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
In West New York, voters don’t choose a mayor; they choose five part-time commissioners, who then choose a mayor from among themselves. But each ticket usually has a frontrunner. In the May commiss...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
The third ticket
DeFino slate provides alternative to Roque and Wiley in WNY mayor/commission election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
It anyone had any doubts about Anthony M. DeFino – the son of former Mayor Anthony DeFino – running for mayor of West New York, the release of his 21-page book “If I were Mayor of West New York, Ne...

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Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer