The joy of T. Rex
Dinosaur park preps for Memorial Day opening
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The dinosaurs are back. And so are the kids who love them. Field Station: Dinosaurs, the sprawling Secaucus theme park loaded with dozens of life-sized prehistoric critters, kicked off its school t...
Serving the community
High school students provide meal at local shelter; fundraiser coming up
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dinner on Thursday, April 24 was a special affair at the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) homeless shelter in Union City. That was the night that 13 kids from Memorial High School i...
Phil Cohen, a voice for Hoboken and Jersey City
May 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I first met Phil Cohen on the morning of October 29, 2012 after Sandy had hit Hoboken. It was a cold morning and there was a group of volunteers including CERT members as well as those...
SIROTAK, GARY, R.
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Funeral services were held May 14 for Gary, R. Sirotak, 64, of Secaucus. He passed away May 10. He was the son of Mildred Sirotak and the late Alexander Sirotak; father of Jennifer Licari and her h...
‘Toxic popcorn’
Stevens Institute does outreach with local students
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty eighth graders from Hoboken Junior-Senior High School visited Stevens Institute of Technology on Monday to take part in programs aimed at recruiting local kids to the university and teaching ...
Almost, but not quite, like life
Puppetworks puts on ‘Cinderella’ in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up in Jersey City Heights, Mike Leach very much lived up to the lyrics of an old nursery rhyme about being a soldier, sailor, tinker, or spy. While dreaming of a possible career in law enfo...
Resources for pets
North Bergen embraces responsible animal ownership
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs and cats in North Bergen just got their very own resolution. On April 30, the Board of Commissioners adopted a new resolution authorizing municipal support for “responsible pet ownership progr...
Gandhi statue generates controversy
Residents speak out at Town Council meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixty-six years after his death, Mahatma Gandhi has become a controversial and hotly-debated figure in Secaucus. Recently a local family donated a life-sized statue of Gandhi to the town. It is sch...
Dutch couple takes unique road to American citizenship
In Weehawken, a new twist on the ‘American immigrant story’
by Ian Wenik
Reporter Correspondent
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is no stranger to immigration. For years, Jersey City’s Ellis Island funneled in people from all walks of life in pursuit of the quintessential dream of a better life in America. Thou...
Thank you for representing the Hoboken public school district students!!
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We are writing to extend our thanks and gratitude to the superintendent of the Hoboken public schools, Dr. Toback and the Hoboken Board of Education trustees for all that you do to pro...