Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Art attack!
International artists converge on Braddock Park for interactive festival
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone was an artist on Sunday, June 14. The lawn in James J. Braddock North Hudson Park was turned into a sprawling outdoor workshop and gallery for the first Braddock Park Art Festival, with hu...
City of Hoboken - deplorable conditions for seniors and disabled
Jun 21, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is reprehensible that the seniors and disabled members of the Hoboken community are treated as nonexistent or better yet, leftover - taking up space that a seemingly "better" - high...
Come and serve
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write this letter seeking Union City residents who would like to serve on a Municipal Board in The City of Union City. If you are a resident and are willing to serve on a board such ...
SACCO, MARIE
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 15 at St Mary’s Church, West New York, for Marie Sacco , 93, of West New York. She passed away June 11. She was sister to Josephine “Chickie” Sacco, Pasquale “Pat” S...
The secret life of a Hoboken dad
One-man play performed in ‘salons’ around town to raise money for theater company
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Some men feel woefully unprepared to be a new father, especially if changing employment circumstances mean they’re going to spend more time in charge of the anticipated offspring. Hoboken-based pla...
Onward and upward
Saint Dominic Academy holds 137th commencement exercises
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne girls Shannon Kelley and Mira Ibrahim served as co-valedictorians at St. Dominic Academy’s Class of 2015 graduation on May 3. Both were honored at the academy’s 137th commencement exercises...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance this week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
New tricks
Senior health fair has information, services, and…singing dog?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen different service providers and vendors gathered at the Edward A. Lawler Towers building on Grand Avenue for the North Bergen Housing Authority’s (NBHA) third annual Senior’s Heal...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...