Part of suicide missions in WWII
Local man from ‘Devil’s Brigade’ gets Congressional Gold Medal
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The enemy gave them the name “The Devil’s Brigade.” They were an elite commando force launched with 1,800 volunteers who took on the most dangerous suicide missions in World War II. In their 251 da...
50 shades of fur
Pets get primped to benefit Secaucus Animal Shelter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson came out to have his nails done. “He was a very good boy, apparently,” said owner Liz Earle. “I got a good report.” But Hudson wasn’t just enjoying a day at the spa. He was connecting with o...
From the heart of the city
Monthly Art House open mic readings focus on justice and urban life
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
To quote Bruce Springsteen: “The poets down here don’t write nothin’ at all they just stand back and let it all be .” But this isn’t true of the poets who have been featured at Art House Production...
Going green in West New York
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Assemblyman Garcia has been very busy
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Dear Editor: The New Year started on a bright note. My staff and I have been busy over the past six weeks hosting a variety of events and planning new ones designed to help residents of all ages in...
Affordable health coverage in Hudson County – time is running out
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Dear Editor: What’s in your wallet that you value most? A health insurance card, along with the security and peace of mind that quality, affordable coverage brings with it, should be near the top o...
Lucky to have Mayor Roque
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Dear Editor: My name is Beatrice Oliveti. I was born and raised in West New York. My father was the late Commissioner Joseph P. Oliveti, who was elected with the Focus 71 team of commissioners year...
SALVATORE, EUGENE
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Eugene Salvatore, 79, of Secaucus. He passed away Feb. 6. He was the husband of Helen Salvatore; father of Toni Ann an...