Seven new public servants sworn in
Council meeting also honors lost friends
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg’s Town Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 25 revolved largely around personnel issues, with the swearing-in of seven new public servants as well as heartfelt tributes to a few old friends w...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to look out over the Hudson River recently, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port Imperial Ferry t...
Fresh faces, fresh paint
Hoboken kids go back to public school on Sept. 4
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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When the students of Hoboken public schools return for the 2014-2015 year, they will have a new superintendent, new standardized testing regime, new computers, new pre-kindergarten classes, and at ...
PRELLBERG, JOHN W.
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A funeral service was held Aug. 26 for John W. Prellberg of Guttenberg. He passed away Aug. 23 at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Hudson County and owner of John’s Watch Repairing in Gutten...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
A cheesy app
Hoboken man invents new way to count your pies
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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When Rick Mendes of Hoboken sat down with a reporter at Napoli’s on Washington Street on a recent Tuesday, the choice was clear: the Italian restaurant’s specialty is margherita pizza, and one 14-i...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Back to the books!
UC, WNY schools open this week
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter correspondent
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in Union City return to school on Sept. 4, while West New York students return on Sept. 5. As of press time on Thursday, interim Superintendent Silvia Abbato remained head of...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...