Freak accidents changed his life
Bayonne psychologist tours Hudson County schools with message of hope
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Joel Núñez knows what it is like to think that life is set against him. A psychologist now, Nunez grew up in Jersey City and had many of the same aspirations that urban kids today have, dreamin...
SCOREBOARD
Union City’s Matias about to make history
Florida State lineman will become first to be selected in NFL Draft since 1987
by Jim Hague
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Josue Matias had no idea that he will become a part of history this week, when the National Football League Draft is taking place in Chicago. Matias will be in his Union City home with his family, ...
The girls of summer are back!
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Organized baseball started in Hoboken, and Hoboken’s Maria Pepe was the center of a national battle in 1972 to let girls play in Little League, so obviously baseball is big here – just like Frank S...
Ya all come – ya hear?
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Yes, they heard and they came, over 200 friends and family, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Vinnie Wassman, a true Hobokenite indeed—brought up on First and Monroe St., St. Joseph’s,...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
When life gave her lemons
3-year-old Lea Mohally sells lemonade to raise funds for cancer research
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nathalie Masse talks to her daughter Lea Mohally in French, Lea replies in English. For a 3-and-a-half-year-old girl, Lea is well on her way to becoming bilingual. This is more than just a tes...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
PAYNE, DOROTHY L.
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place April 24 for Dorothy L. Payne, 83. She passed away peacefully at home and with her husband at her side on April 19. Born in Bamberg, S.C., Dorothy was a resident of Jers...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
How to mend our social and political silences, in Hoboken and the rest of America
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As an educator and host of a weekly TV show on education, the arts, and social change, I have become increasingly concerned with the muffled silences in public spaces—like cafes, for e...