Response to “A battle for the parks”
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This letter is in response to Al Sullivan’s article “A battle for the parks” which was featured in the March 30th edition of The Jersey City Reporter. Although his article is on target...
A sandwich of their own
Blimpie founder talks about struggle as an entrepreneur
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Fifty years ago, Tony Conza, living in Jersey City at the time, and two buddies from Hoboken High School got the idea to go into business. Like many urban kids from North Jersey, they liked going t...
Students grill Town Council
High schoolers meet with mayor and council members for Q&A
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In the second of what promises to be a biannual series of informal “town hall” meetings, a group of student participants in the Secaucus High School Junior State of America (JSA) sat with the Town ...
‘A tremendous heart’
Beloved special needs advocate ‘Miss Netta’ Meltzer dies
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“She had a tremendous heart,” said Jackie Elwood of her friend and mentor Netta Meltzer. “She never wanted to see a family or a kid hurt by anything. She would go out of her way to make sure a chil...
Award-winning UC student researches stem cell work
ROGATE in-depth study has academic and personal benefits
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In order to receive the Gold Satori award, I, Alexandria Suarez, an eighth grade Union City student who participates in the ROGATE program (Resources Offered For Gifted And Talented Education), a p...
‘These stories belong to Hoboken’
Local author to discuss new book at Museum event Sunday
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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Everyone knows that Hoboken is the birthplace of Frank Sinatra and baseball. But what about Blind Tom, the former slave who rose to international notoriety as a pianist and died in Hoboken in 1908?...
Some music for your ears
Local bands raise money for reservoir restoration
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The hills may not be alive with the sound of music, but April 27, Jersey City will rock as local bands come to Rock the Reservoir. The rock and blues performers are participating in a fundraiser to...
North Bergen softball reloads for another title surge
by Jim Hague
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Tom Eagleson, the granddaddy of all Hudson County softball coaches, has been around coaching at North Bergen High School for 30 seasons and 567 victories. That’s not just a career. That’s a legacy....
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A funeral mass was held April 7 at St. Henry’s R.C. Church, Bayonne, for Donato Testini, 95, of Weehawken. He passed away April 3. Donato was born in Ruvo, province of Bari, Italy. He has resided i...
Saint Peter's Prep Honor Roll - Union City residents
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James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following Union City residents have attained honor roll status for the second marking period of 2013-2...