Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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...
A dream come true
Fisher Development breaks ground on first of two high rises near Liberty Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
On perhaps the last chilly morning of early spring, public officials gathered at the foot of Park Avenue near Liberty Harbor to break ground on the first of two 44-story residential towers. For dev...
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A funeral mass was held April 16 at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Jersey City, for Anastazia Pilip, 91. She passed away at her Jersey City residence on April 9. Born in Poland, A...
Mudslinging and grudges
NB mayor/commissioner candidates duke it out before May 12 election
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are rising in North Bergen, and it’s not just the onset of spring. The upcoming municipal election on May 12 has pitted two vehemently opposed mayor/commissioner tickets against one an...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that eating meatballs could help cure disease? The Secaucus Knights of Columbus, that’s who. This month the Secaucus chapter will hold its annual Best Meatball Contest, with the proceeds t...
Why would school board put these kids’ education in jeopardy?
Apr 19, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This week twenty-one 6th graders in our community learned that their plan to attend HoLa Charter School for the 7th grade – less than five months away – is being actively thwarted by t...
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A funeral mass was offered April 13 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Lester L. “Skip” Rogers, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away April 8 at Palisades Medical Center surrounded by his family....
A lesson against lying
Not just for kids, ‘Pinocchio’ comes to new Jersey City Theater Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
“Pinocchio” is the well-known children’s fable in which a puppet’s nose grows longer whenever he is stressed or tells a lie. The fable will be performed locally for area residents by Puppetworks, a...
Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 12 12 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...