Light at the end of the tunnel?
Port Authority advances plans for new train path under river
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County undergoing the greatest residential development expansion in its history, especially near transportation connections to New York City, the Port Authority of New York and New Jers...
Union City legend Mastorelli passes away
Long-time sports, political fixture helped many get college scholarships
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mastorelli, known better by the popular nickname “Whizzer” he held for more than seven decades, died last week in the Castle Hill Care Facility in his native Union City. His true age was never...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
Winter wonderland
Businesses win annual holiday decorating contest; residents celebrate as well
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce announced winners last week in their annual contest to recognize businesses that that went the extra mile in decorating for the holidays. Retail showroom Swift Morri...
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Private funeral services have been held for Dorothy Pagano, 92, of North Bergen. She passed away on Dec. 19. She was a crossing guard supervisor for the County of Hudson. She was the wife of the la...
The next generation
Young Democrats organize in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman-elect Nicholas Chiaravalloti of Bayonne once bemoaned the fact that young people seem to have abandoned politics. He mentioned this in passing back in 2008 when he first ran for the sta...
Double the chance
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On behalf of the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), I am thrilled to announce the HoLa has received permission from the New Jersey Department of Education to implement a weig...
No one asked the residents of Ward C
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Some people feel the closing of Newark Avenue to create a residential mall is a success; the problem is no one asked residents of Ward C who use Newark Ave on a daily basis and faces d...
Summer Santa
T-shirt weather for annual winter parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
After marching more than 50 blocks through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Union City in the annual Santa Parade, the revelers were ready for a snack, and Four Star Diner generously pr...
Hearing from the ‘bombed’
Hoboken filmmaker launches fundraiser for new documentary
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
“When I first walked by the school, there was a huge pile of dead people. I saw the clothes my older sister had been wearing, so I immediately knew it was her,” Masaharu Otake told Hoboken filmmake...