A ‘tidal wave’ of toddlers
Hoboken, Jersey City schools rush to accommodate increase in population of young children
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 17, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
So many families with young children are staying in Jersey City and Hoboken nowadays that in the last 15 years, the number of kids under 5 in Hoboken has nearly tripled, and in Jersey City, a 2013 ...
What makes the Meadowlands?
Series of ‘green speakers’ educates residents about local environment
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
“I lived my whole life in Secaucus. It’s a perfect mix of urban and suburban areas,” said Courtney Lichtenberger, the environmental intern of the Secaucus Environmental Department, on Wednesday as ...
Non-profit teamwork
MedShare and Hindu temple send supplies overseas
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
“The next person to touch these gloves will be across Earth,” Tushar Patel said recently, after he packed more than two tons of medical gloves for underprivileged countries on Saturday, June 18. Tu...
‘The Feast’ is back – with batteries
A few changes for popular 106-year-old St. Ann’s Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Friday, July 22 through Tuesday, July 26. The 106-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival, known colloquially as “T...
Body and soul
Maximum Motion offers more than just physical fitness
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Katherine Jeblick doesn’t call Maximum Motion a “gym” even though it has all the weights and exercise machines of a typical gym. For Jeblick, it is a fitness center, and not merely for the body. Wi...
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Boxing dreams grow in Jersey City
Recreation program puts more than 100 youngsters in the ring
by Jim Hague
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Throughout his entire life, Luis Gonzalez thought he was a baseball guy. Better known by the nickname of “Mosquito,” a name that he is still affectionately and readily called, Gonzalez played baseb...
MCDONALD, JOHN
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place July 13 in the Chapel at Cusack Care Center, Jersey City, for John McDonald, 83, of Jersey City, formerly of Basking Ridge. He passed away peacefully on July 9 at Cusack Car...
How flood walls would work in Hoboken
Residents express concerns, get answers about federal anti-flood plans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Roughly 100 residents came to a public meeting on Tuesday to talk about three possible anti-flooding proposals for Hoboken that would include building controversial walls to keep the water out. An ...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...