Teach your students – don’t text or ‘friend’ them
Some schools serious about social media bans; others duck the question
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers may be people like everyone else, but writing casual comments on social media just like a regular person can get them into hot water pretty quickly if they’re not careful. Fortunately, mos...
BRUNO, BENEDETTO
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 19 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Bayonne, for Benedetto Bruno, 66. He died Aug. 16 at Hackensack Medical Center. Born in Bayonne, the son of the late Vincenz...
From Weehawken to Fulbright
Proposes to strengthen U.S.-Mexico trade relations
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Grassi may not be of Spanish origin, but he has quickly picked up the language. With experience that has taken him to several Latin countries, he’ll pick up his bags again for Mexico as a Fulb...
EZ riders
Nonprofit offers seminars and more on public transportation options
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The name says it all: the New Jersey Transportation Independence Program, or NJTIP. The nonprofit organization provides educational assistance to Jersey residents on how to travel around the region...
Getting in gear
Zimmer announces Sept. start for bike share
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
After two and a half years of planning and fundraising, the finish line is in sight for Hoboken’s bike share program. Thanks to sponsorships from six local companies, the city and its private partn...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
Former councilman’s daughter dies
Eileen Gaughan hit by a car on shore highway
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Eileen Gaughan, 42, daughter of former Jersey City Councilman Bill Gaughan, was killed after being struck by a car in Wall Township the night of Tuesday, Aug. 18. She was apparently struck when try...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
Asian stars take the stage in Secaucus
‘Fiesta in America’ showcases Filipino entertainment, food, products, services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
For some, it was all about the food. For others, it was the products direct from overseas. Still others came to see their favorite stars from the other side of the globe. There was something for ev...
FERRY, JOHN
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A mass of Christian burial took place Aug. 21 at St. Rose of Lima Church, Belmar, for John “Jack” Ferry, 45, of Ocean Township. He passed away peacefully on Aug. 15. John was a Jersey City firefigh...