A North Bergen native on Hollywood success
Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz’s career keeps on rolling
by Matt Conte
Reporter Correspondent
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happen to see the film “Grudge Match,” which opened on Christmas, you might think North Bergen native Joey “Coco” Diaz is a lazy, lay-about sort of guy. However, while Diaz’s character is a ...
O’DEA, EILEEN
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A celebration of the life of Eileen O’Dea, 58, a mother, sister and friend, and the sister of Hudson County Freeholder Bill O’Dea, was held Jan. 12. She died Jan. 9 following a courageous battle wi...
Sharing joy
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Dear Editor: Once again, our community has shown the spirit of the holidays to our Pediatric patients at CarePoint Health-Hoboken University Medical Center! We would like to mention: Mr. Orlando Ab...
Hoboken schools announce teachers of the year
Recipients praised for involvement and ingenuity in the classroom
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
It goes without saying that teachers play possibly the most important role in our society, grooming our young ones to become able and involved citizens. It’s also true that the efforts of those tea...
Hot property
Should developers get tax abatement for 99 apts. on Grove St?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly everybody who spoke at the City Council meeting on Wednesday said the loved the Silverman brothers, who want to develop a luxury rental project at 272 Grove St., but hate the idea of tax aba...
Budget hawk to lead county freeholders for 2014
Munoz – a critic of Stack and Roque – named chairman with promise to keep taxes down
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a move that sets the tone for the upcoming year, the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders named Jose Munoz as its chairman at the Jan. 6 reorganization meeting. Elevated from his position a...
Tailgatin’!
Secaucus and East Rutherford jointly announce Super Bowl pre-game festivities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
There will be music. There will be food. There will be activities for all ages among the many pre-game events leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII. Representatives from Secaucus, East Rutherford, the Me...
‘She said the dogs had no towels’
Kids collect gifts for the needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
The children of Weehawken’s Theodore Roosevelt School are a generous bunch. Last month, they participated in two simultaneous projects to benefit the less fortunate: Collecting towels for animals a...
Road to success?
Viaduct restoration inspires new development opportunities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
The rebuilding of the 14th Street Viaduct that allows traffic to access Hoboken from Union City and Jersey City Heights may alter the developmental landscape in a way few could have predicted a dec...
Hero on the Hudson
Five years later, ‘miracle’ survivor describes his experience for local audience
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Exactly five years after US Airways Flight 1549 hit a flock of geese and lost engine power, forcing the pilot to execute a spectacular emergency landing in the river, crash survivor Dave Sanderson ...