School’s back in session
New principals, equipment, upgrades, after-care this year
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Students attending the Hoboken public schools go back to class on Wednesday, Sept 7 at 8:15 a.m. Schools Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson said there are new programs and facility upgrades for t...
Thousands party Mardi Gras-style
North Bergen offers pool, games, free food
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen officials welcomed about 1,000 residents to the 10th annual Pool Party on Friday, Aug. 26, this year with a “Mardi Gras” theme. Attendees came to eat, swim, gamble, and dance from 7 p....
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
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I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
A visit from the departed
Local novelist’s short play appears in a NY festival
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When he converted one of his short stories into a play, what surprised Alfred C. Martino most was the pain he felt even decades after the real-life event that inspired the story. Although the story...
SCOREBOARD
It’s a new era for Prep football
Hansen, now granddaddy of Hudson County gridiron, embarks on new challenge
by Jim Hague
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent trip down to Rev. James J. Keenan, S.J. Field in downtown Jersey City recently found a host of things going on, some of which was football related, but most of it was construction equipmen...
Kicks are getting easier to find
Kids attend opening of mini soccer pitches; ice rink may come
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials, county officials, members of the US Soccer Foundation, and the New York Red Bulls, unveiled two new mini soccer pitches on Tuesday Aug. 30. The soccer play spaces are located under ...
It’s the feast!
Hoboken Italian Festival reaches 90th anniversary this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Italian Festival, otherwise known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri (Our Lady of the Martyrs), returns to Sinatra Park Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday Sept 11. The religious trad...
We love 'em to death
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Today's ten highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including: "Finding Dory," "The Jungle Book," "Zootopia," "The Secret Life of Pets," and "Kung Fu Panda." Nearly hal...
TASTY TIDBITS
Friars back to battle on gridiron
Character No. 11; Casillas lock to start; SDA needs new swim coach
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt Gallo knew full well that he wasn’t going to turn the St. Anthony football program around in the matter of minutes; that it would take a little time to nurture the Friars into an autumn winner...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
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If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...