Committed to our community
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Dear Editor: I am running for re-election to the Hoboken School Board because of my deep commitment to our community. My family roots in the Mile Square City go back four generations, and my demons...
Cultural stew
Band puts a new spin on global traditions
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“In my mind I’m more country and he’s more punk rock, and we put that together in our originals,” said Danielle Reid. The Union City resident plays banjo and sings in the duo Red Winter, while her ...
Running without the rancor
Parents for Progress school board slate rejects political division
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Over the next two weeks, the Hoboken Reporter will be individually profiling all three slates running for the Hoboken Board of Education in the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The fol...
Jersey City man raises aid for West Africa
Operation Amira, named for his late mother, is collecting badly-needed supplies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When Jersey City resident Elijah Wells got the call from his family in West Africa, he was still debating what to do about honoring his mother. Originally from Sierra Leone in West Africa, she died...
ONIEAL, GEORGE A.
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A memorial service at Bay Pines Cemetery in Seminole, Fla., is scheduled for Oct. 21, 10:45 am, for George A. Onieal, 89, of Seminole, Fla. He passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 4, surrounded b...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic enjoying best start in ages
Young Hawks coming of age early
by Jim Hague
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A decade ago, the Hudson Catholic football program was in solid shape. Under the leadership of former coach and athletic director Rob Stern , the Hawks were perennial contenders in the NJSIAA Non-P...
Jersey City man raises aid for West Africa
Operation Amira, named for his late mother, is collecting badly-needed supplies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jersey City resident Elijah Wells got the call from his family in West Africa, he was still debating what to do about honoring his mother. Originally from Sierra Leone in West Africa, she died...
Time of year for reflection
Most of county’s cemeteries are in one town
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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With summer vacation over and work and school back into full swing, autumn is a season of reflection for many, with the changing weather and the turning colors of leaves a reminder of transitions i...
The prince and I
NB student attends U.S.-Arab conference, meets royalty
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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It’s not every day that a 15-year-old high school junior gets to meet a prince. North Bergen High School student Yasmeen Abdelkader is still reeling from the experience, calling it a “once in a lif...
20 years of ‘Clerks’!
Famous Jersey-based indie film has Hudson County connection
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
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In 1993, actor Scott Schiaffo was 28, living with his mother in Garfield, N.J., earning a living at two or three retail jobs, and on-and-off binge drinking. He was also working with a Hoboken-based...