‘A historic moment’
Esther Suarez sworn in, first Latino and female county prosecutor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“Let me get this out of the way from the beginning,” said Esther Suarez, newly sworn in as the first Hispanic and first woman prosecutor in Hudson County history. “There is a lot of discussion and ...
New car share operator crosses finish line
Zipcar places 46 vehicles throughout city
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Zipcar first came into New Jersey with a few cars in Hoboken in 2002, and now they are the city’s official car share operator. A ribbon-cutting this past Thursday, Sept. 17 marked the partnership –...
Animals at risk for abuse
Some towns getting tougher with enforcement
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Two dogs were sweltering in a car in 90-degree temperatures in a parking lot in Secaucus until someone reported their owner. Five dogs were killed after someone allegedly fed them liverwurst doused...
Cops arrest man with chainsaw for alleged threats
Busy time for Guttenberg police, with high-speed pursuit ending in crash
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
In this, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Guttenberg Police Department, officers in the tiny town have been busy. Recently, they found themselves face to face with an allegedly drunken ...
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Funeral services were held Sept. 16 for Giustina Piccininni, 69, of Weehawken. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and reunited with her husband Frank Piccininni (2007) on S...
Leadership that works for the 5th Ward
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Dear Editor: My name is Eduardo Gonzalez and I am a council candidate for Hoboken’s 5th Ward. I am married to my beautiful wife, Francoise Vielot of 13 years and we have three young children, 9 yea...
Jersey City Fashion Week helps charities
Fifth annual series of events benefits homeless, disabled, domestic violence victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In 1982, 26-year-old Lillian Katherine Leak left her home to escape her abusive husband. But her husband caught up with her at her mother’s home and murdered her mother and Lillian in front of her ...
Restaurants offer a healthy alternative
Local charity links eateries to shelter
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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Kevin Katch was in his early 20s when he first moved to the mile square city in 2001 after growing up in Massachusetts and living in New York City. Little did he know that 14 years later he would b...
A literary scene grows in West New York
Indie bookstore’s open mic night attracting dozens
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
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A crowd of sometimes 30 or more literature lovers gathers each week at B&F Books at 6-60th St. in West New York, one of the few independent bookstores in the area, to participate in open mic readin...
The belated victims of 9/11
How suicide and cancer are still claiming lives of those who weren’t in the buildings
by Steven Rodas and Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writers
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Years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, victims are still dying – some were emergency responders whose cancer is believed to be related to toxins in the air that day, and others are distr...