Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
950 new residents, 1.4 million square feet of office space
Council members seem ready to approve rail yard redevelopment plan, face public questions
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
It was billed as yet another chance for the public to weigh in on the course of development in Hoboken’s southern rail corridor, but the City Council special meeting on the Hoboken Yards Redevelopm...
Honoring a trail blazer
Post office named for Judge Tolentino
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
For public officials and residents of Jersey City, Shirley A. Tolentino wasn’t just another judge. She was a girl from the ‘hood who made it good. For this reason, people far and wide gathered on D...
PHILLIPS, OSCAR JEROME
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Funeral services took place Dec. 11 at Mt Pisgah AME Church, Jersey City, for Oscar Jerome Phillips, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 29. He was the fourth child of Henry and Edith Phillips....
The Saints Go Marching In
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The students of Mother Seton School in Union City from Kindergarten through Eighth grade celebrated Their 15th Annual 'All Saints' Day Parade' on October 31. Instead of dressing in Halloween costum...
African American communities are under attack
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Dear Editor: First, I would like to send my condolences to the Eric Garner family. Once again, we saw an injustice in our court of law. I am very disturbed by this and something needs to be done. T...
Tough losses in title games for Lions, Friars
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While the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep celebrated a victory in their NJSIAA state title game, Hudson County’s other two state football finalists, namely Lincoln and St. Anthony, were not as fortun...
Step up Mayor Zimmer
Dec 14, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I call on our mayor to finally do the right thing and stand up for our city, Hoboken voters and all the people who ran in the recent Board of Education election! I believe illegal acti...
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
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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...