Into the blizzard, then gone…
Questions linger after 24-year-old found dead in Hudson River
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Before last Saturday, Jan. 23, Matthew Genovese was just one of the many twentysomething Hoboken residents who could be found heading to catch a bus or meet some friends for dinner. But by the foll...
Acts of bravery
Police officers cited at Valor Awards Ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Aw...
Stop giving away our assets
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mayor Fulop said Liberty State Park is a “gem, jewel.(and) what is proposed here will change the character of the park.” The mayor spoke these words at the press conference concerning ...
Little bookworms design library cards
9-year-old rejoices in contest victory
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
9 year-old Miles Hymes couldn’t quite process that close to 10,000 library cards with his design are now available at the Hoboken Public Library. “I’m happy,” he said, with vanilla cake in hand. “I...
Casting a vote for kids
Jersey City students lobby to lower the voting age to 16
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mahsjah Imes, a 15-year-old student at P.S. 24 in Jersey City, is on a mission to change the voting age from 18 to 16. Although he hasn’t set a deadline on when he hopes to make the change, he said...
EVANGELISTA, NICHOLAS JR.
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian Burial was offered Jan. 29 at Holy Rosary Church for Nicholas Evangelista, Jr., 77, of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully on Jan. 23 in Manalapan surrounded by his family. A...
Dept. of Environmental Services gets the job done
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Dear Editor: We know that griping and moaning is an art form in Hoboken, but I am writing this letter as a shout out to the hard working employees of the Dept. of Environmental Services who heavy l...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
Bullied to death
Students and parents attend presentations on anti-bullying and suicide prevention
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Halligan was 13 years old when he killed himself on Oct. 7, 2003 after being the victim of persistent bullying and cyber-bullying. His father, John Halligan, subsequently became a strong advoc...