Looking up
State of the county is improving, DeGise says
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
After nearly six years of having to report grim news in his annual State of the County address, County Executive Tom DeGise looked relieved on Feb. 27 when he told the Board of Freeholders things w...
Hudson freeholders support the Ukraine
Munoz also assigns new leaders of freeholder committees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Chairman Jose Munoz says his committee seat reassignments last month were designed to put the right freeholders in the right place. “I assigned Freeholder [Bill] O’Dea to the community c...
Deflating the governor
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Dear Editor: I was always of the belief that some people get into politics for all the right reasons. Some want to help their community, some may want to right certain wrongs and some just want to ...
Energy saving standards
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Dear Editor: You maybe familiar with some of the individual energy saving’s standards. There are 25, about half of the states that have adopted them. In NJ these standards exist in theory but not i...
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Battle of the titans
Finally, Hudson Catholic and St. Peter’s square off
by Jim Hague
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, one of the best local rivalries was always St. Peter’s Prep against Hudson Catholic. It didn’t matter what setting the two Jersey City parochial powers met in, it was an intense war. It ...
No longer a death sentence
CarePoint Breast Center brings new hope to serious problem
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
“No one should have to die of breast cancer,” said Dr. Robbi Kemper, medical director for CarePoint Breast Center. The center at Christ Hospital in Jersey City is now performing new procedures that...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Dean DeChiaro
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Someone’s got a sweet tooth A Jersey City resident was charged with shoplifting and bail jumping after a ShopRite employee caught him allegedly stealing 20 value packs of Trident gum and 48 chocola...
Documentary to examine stereotypes of Italian-Americans
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New Jersey filmmaker Frank Gigante and Enrico Muzzi are teaming up to film “The Other Side,” an independent project produced by Gigante’s company My Way Produzioni. The film examines racial stereot...
SCARPIGNATO, MICHAEL
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A funeral service took place Feb. 21 for Michael Scarpignato, 88, of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 18. He was a retired machinist with the Galaxy Towers in Guttenberg. He was the husband of Gra...
Who’s minding the store?
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Dear Editor: As chairman of the Republican Governors Association Governor Christie has recently traveled to Texas, Florida and Illinois to raise money for G.O.P. candidates. Sadly not a single cand...