It’s a woman’s world, too
Tech startup launches in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Oksana Sokolovsky hadn’t intended to smash the glass ceiling for women when she partnered to create a tech startup company in Jersey City. But she’s happy that more than half of the employees of he...
Moms make lunch for the homeless
A visit to an area shelter with ‘Councilwoman Jen’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
With the assistance of a friend from the local charter school, Jen Giattino, councilwoman for the 6th Ward in Hoboken, struggled up Second Street carrying three shopping bags filled with pre-made m...
Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
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A funeral mass was offered May 13 at Immaculate Conception Church for Janet Ann Labriola, 73, of North Bergen, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away May 8. She was the wife of Joseph J. Labriola; da...
Assemblyman Garcia regarding Hola and the Hoboken Board of Education
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Dear Editor: The decision by school board members to privately fund a lawsuit against the HOLA Charter school, should disqualify those board members from serving on the Hoboken Board of Education. ...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
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Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where stray animals go in your town, and where to adopt
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have even started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give th...
Fake worms and ‘Frozen’ poles
Spring brings annual Fishing Derby to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank and Vivian Liang brought their children, Doreen, 6, and Samuel, 4, to the annual Fishing Derby at the duck pond to compete for the first time this year. There was just one problem. “They ate ...
Sacco team wins 2-1 over Wainstein
Commissioners to choose mayor, departments Tuesday
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
“Four more years.” The phrase was repeated jubilantly by many of the well-wishers who turned out for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s victory celebration on Tuesday night, May 12, following his sweep at the ...