Watching the river flow
Song recalls couple’s 90-year love affair with Hudson River
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
At age 85, Catherine Portman-Laux decided to write a song. But not just any song. As a self-proclaimed “river rat” and lifelong lover of the waterways, she opted two years ago to make her first com...
Targeting sex crimes
PD cracks down on prostitution
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Prostitutes and their patrons had better have second thoughts about using Secaucus as their base of operations. Several months ago, Acting Police Chief John Cerny of the Secaucus P.D. launched an i...
Eating and technology
Weehawken Girl Scouts learn a variety of skills
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Weehawken Girl Scout Troops 12933 and 12779 have been busy. They recently traveled to Branch Brook Park Roller Rink in Newark to participate in a special Girl Scout program called Stemtastic. The g...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
A bed, a shower, and a plate of hope
Hoboken Shelter does a lot for homeless in small space
by Carlo Davis
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Depending on what hour of the day you arrive, the Hoboken Shelter could be a drop-in center, soup kitchen, classroom, or dormitory. Like the city it proudly serves, the shelter strives to satisfy e...
PIACENTINI, VIRGINIA
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 12 at St John Nepomucene Church, Guttenberg, for Virginia Piacentini, 86, of Marlton, formerly a lifelong resident of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 7. She was re...
Saint Peter's Prep Honor Roll - West New York
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James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following residents have attained honor roll status for the first marking period of 2014-2015. Nichola...
Thanks for the love and support
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Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank some of my family members and friends for all the help they are giving me since my recent hip replacement operation. My grandson George 3...
Marauders dominate Reporter All-Area Football
Wimbush, Tolentino earn Player honors; Stinson named top coach
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To the victors go the spoils. St. Peter’s Prep, the No. 1 team in New Jersey high school football for 2014, deservedly dominates the 2014 Hudson Reporter All-Area High School Football Team . All to...
Pearl Harbor attacks remembered
Hudson County honors two survivors during ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Some memories stay with people forever: where they were, what they did, and sometimes, how they managed to survive. Sometimes luck played a big role in helping some survive, said veterans of Pearl ...