Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...
Why would school board put these kids’ education in jeopardy?
Apr 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This week twenty-one 6th graders in our community learned that their plan to attend HoLa Charter School for the 7th grade – less than five months away – is being actively thwarted by t...
ROMANO, ANTHONY JOSEPH
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 13 at Ss. Peter and Paul RC Church, Hoboken, for Anthony Joseph Romano, 74, of Hoboken. He passed away April 6 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Jers...
Get ready for the runway
Jersey City Fashion Week auditions start in May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Fashion Week is a program is designed to highlight fashion and local Jersey City businesses and to give back to the community. In preparation for the week of events this fall, Desha Jac...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that eating meatballs could help cure disease? The Secaucus Knights of Columbus, that’s who. This month the Secaucus chapter will hold its annual Best Meatball Contest, with the proceeds t...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
The third ticket
DeFino slate provides alternative to Roque and Wiley in WNY mayor/commission election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It anyone had any doubts about Anthony M. DeFino – the son of former Mayor Anthony DeFino – running for mayor of West New York, the release of his 21-page book “If I were Mayor of West New York, Ne...
Scene change
Local artist opens his own gallery; Stevens exhibition in new home
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
After braving the long winter, Hoboken-based artists are enjoying a change of scenery in more ways than one. On Saturday, April 18, local painter and printmaker Ricardo Roig opens the first new art...
SCHLOSSBERG, DOUGLAS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have been held for Douglas Schlossberg, 68, of Jersey City. He died peacefully on April 7. Douglas was born in Jersey City and lived there all his life. He worked as a carp...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...