Sumo in the schools
Guttenberg event raises funds for class trip
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Two very round, grimacing opponents faced off across the circular red ring while the crowd roared their support. Moments later the two foes charged – okay, waddled – toward one another, bouncing in...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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...
Hoboken Catholic teacher wins prestigious award
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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 | 14 14 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...
SCOREBOARD
University Charter baseball: A battle for respect
by Jim Hague
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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
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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...
In this and in all elections the real question is who is going to work harder for the citizens
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Dear Editor: In this and in all elections the real question is who is going to work harder for the citizens. Too often elections are about popularity or worse simply about money. We have to underst...
LANGAN-MECCA, GERTRUDE
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Funeral services were held May 9 for Gertrude Langan-Mecca, 95, of Toms River, formerly Hoboken. She passed away peacefully at the Toms River Community Medical Center on Tuesday May 5. Born in Hobo...
Celebration in green
Annual event attracts hundreds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
At 14 months old, Carolyn Kang is already a veteran of the Secaucus Green Festival, having attended in 2014. “Last year she was just two months old,” said dad Timothy. “Now she’s able to walk and e...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...