The fight is on
Rodriguez to challenge Munoz for county freeholder seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
“Do you know what day today is?” West New York Commissioner Caridad Rodriguez asked on Feb. 7 at the official announcement of her candidacy for District 1 freeholder on the board of county freehold...
Students teaching students
Peer leaders serve as mentors to incoming sophomores
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
“I remember we had a freshman once,” said Union City High School history teacher George Morales, recalling a particularly difficult former student. “Everything was ‘F this, I’m gonna punch you in t...
PERINO, MICHAELINA A.
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Funeral mass was celebrated Feb. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Michaelina A. Perino, 76, of Secaucus, formerly of Union City. She passed away Feb. 7. She was the wife of Louis E...
The fight is on
Rodriguez to challenge Munoz for county freeholder seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
“Do you know what day today is?” West New York Commissioner Caridad Rodriguez asked on Feb. 7 at the official announcement of her candidacy for District 1 freeholder on the board of county freehold...
As Irish as a pub can be
Willie McBride’s boasts large space, a comfy atmosphere, and a ride home
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken has long been a destination for immigrants, especially from Ireland and Italy, and the cultures of both are still visible in restaurants and bars around town. Still, few places can boast th...
Hot stuff
Federal grant will allow Jersey City to hire 30 new firefighters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Fire Department received a $6.87 million federal grant for the Jersey City Fire Department that will help replace or retain 49 firefighters who either previously retired or whose po...
Tuesday's street parking and snow removal
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Dear Editor: The decision to implement alternate side of the street parking regulations on Tuesday, Feb 4th for plowing purposes, following a snow storm that didn't end until late in the afternoon ...
Four men take entire North Bergen family hostage at 4 a.m.
In case of mistaken identity, ask father where drugs are; assailants at large
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
At a little before five a.m. on Jan. 23, four men pried open the sliding glass door of a private residence and took a family hostage on Newkirk Street in North Bergen. Demanding money and drugs, th...
Costantino remembered
‘It was a privilege to know him’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas F. Costantino, who filled several volunteer positions locally and was a dedicated public servant, passed away on Jan. 28. “I went into my dad’s wake thinking it was going to be the worst d...
Weehawken artist recognized by a major organization
Among 83 new members inducted into The National Association of Women Artists
by Sherry Karabin
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
She spends her days teaching art to elementary and high school students. But when Weehawken resident Janet Tsakis leaves the classroom, it’s time for her creative juices to flow, using her talent t...