Brush fires on a dry day
Hudson County firefighters rush to extinguish Meadowlands blazes
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Two massive brush fires started in the Meadowlands in Secaucus and Kearny on Tuesday, April 19 around 12:30 p.m. and burned for more than three hours. One fire started in Kearny and eventually beca...
Paving the way for girls to play Little League
Hoboken names batting cages after heroic hometown slugger
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Both boys and girls can play Little League today. But it was not that way in 1972 when Hoboken native Maria Pepe took the mound and pitched in three games for the Hoboken Young Democrats Club Littl...
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Funeral services took place April 16 for Mary D. Nettles Baldwin of Jersey City. She passed away April 11. She was the mother of Michael and Vincent Matheny, Jr. and Beatrice Brathwaite; sister of ...
It’s not just little lambs who eat ivy
Goats hired to remove poison plants from Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“I never knew this, but goats eat poison ivy,” North Bergen member of the Hudson County of Chosen Freeholder Anthony Vainieri said in a recent phone interview. Vainieri, whose specialty on the town...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
Consent and sex on campus
City ‘takes back the night’ as state weighs ‘yes means yes’ bill
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
She arrived late to the party, and most of the people there were already drunk. This past Tuesday, April 19, Dr Meika Roberson, the chief medical officer for CarePoint Health at Hoboken University ...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
St. Anthony basketball players head to college to play football instead
by Jim Hague
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jahlil Reynolds first enrolled at St. Anthony High School a little more than three years ago, he was certain that he was destined for basketball greatness. After all, isn’t that what most youn...
A great cause for a walk
North Bergen preschool to raise Autism awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Avid autism supporter and North Bergen Public Library Assistant Victoria Cepeda has four children with autism. She’s helped host plenty of autism events at the library. This year she contacted Supe...
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A mass of Christian burial was held April 13 at Immaculate Conception Church for Giacomo Sallustio, 58, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on April 8. He was bo...