Can Lincoln be even better this year?
Despite big losses to graduation, Lions hope to take bigger leap
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Simply put, the Lincoln High School football team enjoyed a spectacular 2014 season. The Lions won 10 games, captured the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League-White Division title for the ...
Façade of the future
Residential/restaurant building on Grand demonstrates storm-proof development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see the future of retail space in Hoboken’s low-lying perimeter, take a walk to 1414 Grand St. and look up. From street level, the ground floor of the new mixed-use residential build...
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...
The first 100 days
Kevin Flaherty reflects on four months as police chief
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve done just about everything in the Police Department at some point in my career,” said Secaucus Police Chief Kevin Flaherty, a 26-year veteran of the force. “I think I’ve seen just about anyth...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 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 ...
Worlds away from Wallace
Hoboken teacher brings autism education to Indonesia
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Many travelers feel culture shock when visiting another country for the first time, but few have an experience like Michelle Zube’s. On a recent trip to Indonesia, the most striking thing for Zube ...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County kids learn about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is a hotbed of chess activity, and Bayonne holds its own. Grand Master Joe Lux is tournament director of elementary and city recreation programs in Bayonne, and teaches students at tw...
TASTY TIDBITS
Great memories shared at Jersey City Legends Classic
Sad story of former Friar and Net Taylor; Martucci signs pro contract with Sussex County
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The temperatures might have reached 96 degrees last Saturday afternoon at Dr. Lena Edwards Park in Jersey City, a site also known as either “Baby Rutgers” or “Baby Rucker,” depending upon who you m...
Doomed from the start
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Watching former Governor Jim McGreevey trying to sell his re-entry program reminded me of Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard”. McGreevey resigned in the midst of a scandal ten years ag...