Animals at risk for abuse
Some towns getting tougher with enforcement
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
PICCININNI, GIUSTINA
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
A literary scene grows in West New York
Indie bookstore’s open mic night attracting dozens
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
A literary scene grows in West New York
Indie bookstore’s open mic night attracting dozens
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Whip-smart young women
Union City, Jersey City girls learn to code
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Traditionally, it was boys who went into technical careers. But three whip-smart young women from Hudson County are blazing a trail. Last month, the girls graduated from a seven-week Girls Who Code...
Restaurants offer a healthy alternative
Local charity links eateries to shelter
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Parking, advertising, and how to grow
Town provides programs to help support local businesses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Just last month Secaucus was ranked the fourth best place to start a business in New Jersey by the number-crunching site NerdWallet, making it the only Hudson County municipality in the top 100. Wh...