Charges pending?
Sen. Menendez says he’s done nothing wrong
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let me be very clear: I have always conducted myself appropriately and in accordance with the law,” said U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) last week after CNN reported in early March that the U.S. ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Catch of the day? Wool-coated shrimp A sharp-eyed loss prevention officer at the Hoboken ShopRite had the catch of the day on March 2 when he apprehended a Jersey City man allegedly attempting to s...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
Community leaders seek Democratic Committee Representatives
Mar 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Over the years, we have worked with Mayor Zimmer and the Hoboken City Council to implement a long-term solution to flooding, save our hospital, open new parks, promote balanced develop...
SCHARR, JAMES J.
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was celebrated March 12 at Our Lady of Victories Church in Jersey City for James J. Scharr, 76, of Jersey City. He passed away March 9. A lifelong Jersey City resident, Jimmy was a gra...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...
Union City resident named First New Jersey Hero of 2015
First Lady recognizes Union City Music Project’s Melina Garcia
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Melina Garcia felt a “calling” to help the young people of Union City develop a love for music, which might also keep them off the streets and out of trouble. In 2011, she created the Union City Mu...
Going back
Classic rockers to play classic rock in Hoboken
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For a number of years, most people in Hoboken knew Nancy Truppner as the knockout blond lady selling hotdogs from a cart near 14th and Washington streets. But Truppner – a lifelong resident of Hobo...
Dangerous rescue and arrest on Palisade cliffs
Multiple agencies collaborate to nab stabbing suspect
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
This was no typical Saturday night brawl. When two drinking buddies got into a fight and one got stabbed, it resulted in a four-hour police operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies and...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony-Hudson Catholic renew their rivalry
Play for NJSIAA Non-Public B North sectional title for fifth straight year
by Jim Hague
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a basketball smorgasbord Monday afternoon/night in Jersey City, with two NJSIAA Non-Public B North semifinals taking place almost simultaneously, with the two winners getting the opportunity...