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EDITOR’S LETTER 07030
Soccer, Anyone?
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Y ikes, we didn’t plan it this way, but it turns out that we have not one, but three stories that either are about soccer or tangentially about soccer. We talked to Leo Pellegrini about the Hoboken...
Body of Knowledge 07030
A Hoboken oceanographer discovers where the currents carry the bodies
by Kate Rounds
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A round 11 a.m. on the Friday before Christmas of 2005, a postal truck ran off the road on the 1/9 truck route eastbound in Kearny, damaging the concrete gate that closes the road when the Lincoln ...
Accidental Activists 07030
Turning a terrible loss into a force for good
by Arlene Phalon Baldassari
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M aybe you heard last summer about Madison Rose, the infant who needed a heart transplant, from your Hoboken neighbor. You probably read the articles in the local press, including on the front page...
HELPING HANDS 07030
Family Friendly
Helping kids find their way home
by Tara Ryazansky
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In the Taveras-Polanco family’s Hudson County home, a toddler babbles, and a 4-year-old watches Trolls on her tablet, as her 10-year-old sister looks on. It’s hard to believe that before 2012 the h...
TIME HONORED ESTABLISHMENTS
They’ve Got You Covered
Muller Insurance reaches a milestone
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T alk about a venerable old business: Muller Insurance has been in operation for 111 years, currently at 930 Washington Street. When John Muller arrived from Germany in 1903, he worked in a bar to ...
TIME HONORED ESTABLISHMENT 07030
Good as Gold
Jewelry store coming up on four decades
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J oseph Lenardo was looking for a brighter career. He’d been a taxi owner, who queued up outside the PATH station to pick up his fares but longed to own a store. When a jeweler in town was ready to...
WORKING OUT WITH 07030
Laura Knittel
by Marilyn Baer
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On a rainy spring afternoon the clouds finally parted for Laura Knittel’s inaugural bike ride of the season, her preferred exercise and commute to her job at the Hoboken Public Library. Knittel tac...
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 07030
Alex Corrado
Larger than life
by Mario A. Martinez
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
F ew people have the street cred that actor Alex Corrado has in his hometown. Corrado had been on the road with the musical The Bodyguard . I caught up with him when he flew in from Atlanta to do a...
EMERGING 07030
A Hilton on the Horizon
And it’s not Paris
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T he city’s redevelopment plan for the Hoboken Post Office Rehabilitation Area includes a 283-room Hilton Hotel that would replace the current parking lot and loading zone of the River Street Post ...
ON THE JOB WITH 07030
The Hudson Reporter
by Tara Ryazansky
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
I ’ve been writing for The Hudson Reporter for a few years, but not in the office. I do my part over email and telephone by pitching stories and doing interviews with notable locals for Bayonne: Li...