Bienvenue, Hoboken!
A former resident returns and shares her thoughts
by Jenny Klion
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Never mind the recent water main breaks, each one butting up against my new apartment building. I really like Hoboken! I lived in Hoboken 20 years ago, and paid $200 a month for a huge place on 10t...
Bagpipes in Africa
Secaucus pipe band members perform in Kenya
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a cross-cultural extravaganza as poor villagers crowded the streets of an African boom town to watch Indian performers from around the globe – including from a Secaucus temple – playing loca...
Senior service
New program targets substance abuse and other risks to the elderly
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and sex: they’re not just topics of concern to young people. The six-week Senior WISE program is bringing education and awareness on these subjects and others to the reside...
CONGILOSE, DR. PHILIP J. SR.
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church for Dr. Philip J. Congilose Sr., 81, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Jan. 6. He was the husband of Delphine C...
Public is invited to Dr. King tribute
Beth El Temple honors civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than a week before his assassination in April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Metropolitan AME Church in Jersey City about his vision of an America where all people were treated...
Get involved and protect
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Jersey City Reporter 12/11 article, “Battle for Liberty State Park continues” with its biased sub-headline that the “plan would help LSP and other parks get out of debt” unfairly q...
Help your heart in 2016
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s that time again when we tend to hear discussions about New Year’s resolutions. Eating healthier, going to the gym, cutting back on sweets. Resolutions are passionately set, but as...
Halloween Parade vs the Lepre-con Irish Parade
Jan 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Stats: St. Pat’s Parade 2011 300 tickets issued 136 ambulance calls 34 arrests Stats: Halloween Parade 2015 196 service calls 3 mischief criminal 13 arrests 35 traffic related 46 drink...
TASTY TIDBITS
North Bergen girls’ hoop group off to solid start
Fitzpatrick wins national title with Crimson Tide; top fives
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dan Reardon is officially the granddaddy of all Hudson County girls’ basketball coaches. The North Bergen head coach is currently in the 29th year of his coaching career and Reardon collected the 4...
DiLELLA, MICHELE
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Jan. 12 at St. Anthony R.C. Church, Union City, for Michele DiLella, 92, of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 7. He was born in Hoboken, lived in Italy as a young man retur...