Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Lux wasn’t born to play chess; it just seems like he was. He wandered into New York City’s Washington Square Park when he was still in high school and saw people seated at tables there, playing...
Church rises again
A new pastor and new hope for St. Lawrence
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Located in The Shades, possibly the most pastoral area of Weehawken, St. Lawrence Church has gone through difficult times over the past few years. The economic recession and Superstorm Sandy both e...
Railyard plan is a radical departure from Hoboken’s scale and character
Nov 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Rail Yard Redevelopment Plan at the southern gateway to Hoboken will have a profound impact on our community. With over 10 acres of new development, it will be one of Hoboken’s lar...
QUAGLIARIELLO, ALMA J
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A funeral mass was offered Nov. 22 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel in North Bergen for Alma J. Quagliariello, 87, of North Bergen. She passed away Nov. 18. She attended Mother Cabrini Boardi...
School board-teacher bitterness continues
Stalled contract talks, lingering mistrust may change after Jan. 1
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
At the first Board of Education meeting after the Nov. 4 board election, in which a slate of teachers’ union-supported candidates was elected, it was apparent very little has changed. Teachers and ...
Do over?
State will review approval of charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
In an apparent about-face, New Jersey’s acting Commissioner of Education David Hespe is seeking to review the state’s decision this past spring to allow Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) ...
Girls’ night out
Young stroke victim hosts fundraiser for other survivors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Harshada Rajani suffered a massive, spontaneous brainstem stroke in 2008, leaving her paralyzed from head to toe for months, then severely physically impaired. She was 23 years old, in her second y...
Running the ‘Concrete County’
Jogging through an urban environment requires a different awareness
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When you think of runners out on their daily jog, maybe you think of trees in the park, birds chirping, and pretty ponds. It’s hard to imagine them cruising by telephone poles and possibly dodging ...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
West New York ‘Doll’
Local film in international festival
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Christina Soto documents and celebrates life in various media – as a writer, a photographer, an illustrator, a filmmaker. Recently an exhibition of her photographs was featured at Juice Chemistry i...