Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
Protecting quality of life
Concerned Citizens group challenges overdevelopment on Boulevard East
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“So many local people are concerned about threats to the quality of life in this area,” said Joshua Breakstone. “That includes parking up and down the Hudson, the transportation system, overcrowdin...
Hudson Reporter scores big
Wins awards for graphics and investigative reporting in three state competitions
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Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
Taking it to the streets
Project EATS draws 10,000 to downtown food fair
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Picture a smaller version of the Hoboken Arts Festival with its host of food vendors, and you get a fair idea of what JC Project EATS looked like when it was unveiled in front of City Hall recently...
Get ready for school –get your child a Hoboken Library card
Aug 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Before you know it, it will be time for kids to go back to school. September is “Library Card Month,” everywhere. This is the best time to get your child a card so that they are ready ...
Former housing director blamed for problems
Board addresses emergencies at meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Housing Authority Board of Commissioners may have succeeded in removing former Executive Director Carmelo Garcia, but in its first meeting since his departure this past Thursday, he rem...
Making poetry visible
Two artists paint new entrance to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Mike approached us and said, ‘I have a wall. Do anything you want on that wall.’” Doug DePice, art teacher at the High School and Middle School, is talking about how he got started on a project pa...
THE, CHENG YEN
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A memorial service was held Aug. 16 at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Mountainside, for Cheng Yen The, 67. She passed away peacefully in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital on Aug. 7 as a result of ...
A job with a future?
City kicks off joint program with JCMC to train EMTs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Most of the 15 Jersey City residents that came to the Mary McCleod Bethune Life Center on July 24 wore blue shirts and black pants, a kind of uniform for the next step in their lives as potential e...