‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
Frogs as symbol of the environment
JC group sponsors photo and art contest
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the most important scenes in Steven Spielberg’s classic film “ET,” the film’s hero sets the frogs free from his elementary biology class. An early symbolic act of environmental protest, t...
ODOM, DOUGLAS LAMONT
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A funeral service took place Aug. 30 at Orient Church of God, Jersey City, for Douglas Lamont Odom of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 23. He was the husband of Coleen Boyd-Odom; father of Marquis ...
SCOREBOARD
Size doesn’t actually mean strength for Stinson’s Friars
St. Anthony looks to improve with solid front line
by Jim Hague
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Ed Stinson returned to coaching high school football last year, taking over the program at St. Anthony and guiding the Friars to a postseason berth, going to the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 1 playoffs ...
State won’t pay for new traffic light
Mayor also miffed about ‘eyesore’ development
by Art Schwartz
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Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Michael Gonnelli announced at the Secaucus Town Council meeting on Aug. 26 that a traffic light will be installed shortly at Wood Avenue. But he’s a little miffed that the state won’t pay for...
Who is Hoboken’s dog poop vigilante?
Anonymous person paints official-looking ‘curb your dog’ on sidewalks
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the issues that rile people’s blood in mile-square Hoboken, dog feces may be the silliest and yet one of the most often recurring. Residents have penned many angry letters to the Hoboken Repo...
Caught in between
Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to H...
Disgusted - is there no justice for animals?
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tuesday August 12 a little before 6 p.m. - this will be a day I will never forget, for I lost my beautiful beagle mix to a speeding car, a driver going above the speed limit on my stre...
Playing with fire
Local artist belly dances and ‘spins’ fire on Thursday nights
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“I have two wands – one that’s lit, one that isn’t,” said Caridad Rivera. “I put the lit one in my mouth and instead of completely smothering the flame and cutting the oxygen off, I trap the fumes ...
Caught in between
Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to H...