Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where stray animals go in your town, and where to adopt
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have even started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give th...
Fake worms and ‘Frozen’ poles
Spring brings annual Fishing Derby to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank and Vivian Liang brought their children, Doreen, 6, and Samuel, 4, to the annual Fishing Derby at the duck pond to compete for the first time this year. There was just one problem. “They ate ...
Sacco team wins 2-1 over Wainstein
Commissioners to choose mayor, departments Tuesday
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
“Four more years.” The phrase was repeated jubilantly by many of the well-wishers who turned out for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s victory celebration on Tuesday night, May 12, following his sweep at the ...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
Hoboken Catholic teacher wins prestigious award
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Catholic Academy teacher Margaret Girovasi was one of thirty-nine educators recognized at Xavier HS in Manhattan with the prestigious Ignatian Educator Award. In September, each of the 280 ...
Gold warns: May need public vote on school tax levy next year
Also: Teacher’s union head asks members to donate to legal fight against charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
When the administration of interim Hoboken Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Brockel presented its final budget for the 2015-2016 school year two weeks ago, it only needed to convince a majority o...
University Charter baseball: A battle for respect
by Jim Hague
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
University Charter has been in existence as a high school in Jersey City for over a decade now, but does anyone really know it? Seriously, the school opened in 2002 on West Side Avenue. It’s a scho...
Hoboken taxpayers take another hit
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently, the N.Y. Post reported that N.Y.C. was served with a lawsuit from the yellow taxi industry. To wit; unwillingness to protect the cab industry from predatory practices from ou...