Out of ‘Focus’
Connors School freed from state monitoring; food service deficit paid off
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education celebrated the exit of one of its three elementary schools from a state-run monitoring program, thanks to consistent improvement in student test scores among other fa...
Rules for public gardens, and wage theft
City to oversee vacant space planting, and stop companies from cheating their workers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City plans to crack down on neighborhood groups that don’t follow the rules when it comes to neighborhood gardens. The city established the Adopt-a-Lot program several years ago in order to ...
School kids help animal shelter
Dogs were rescued from Edgewater fire, and sometimes, the trash
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The kids were literally trembling with excitement. After all, it’s not every day that Zinfandel comes to Roosevelt School, so June 12 was a major occasion. When lunchtime finally arrived, the stude...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...
Public works bosses convicted of conspiracy, misconduct
‘Following orders’ defense doesn’t pan out
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Two suspended North Bergen Department of Public Works supervisors were convicted last week of conspiracy, official misconduct, and other charges. They allegedly assigned municipal employees to work...
Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowadays residents of North Hudson can hardly toss a tomato without hitting a farmers market. New markets have cropped up in Union City and North Bergen, joining existing ones in neighboring commun...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
SCOREBOARD
Prep’s Caddle named Reporter Male Athlete of Year
Football, baseball standout becomes third Marauder to earn honor
by Jim Hague
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The comparison was almost too easy for words. Here was Corey Caddle , a talented, fast two-sport athlete at St. Peter’s Prep. He was clearly a speed demon, a two-way offensive and defensive juggern...
Angels-angels
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: To the ladies who drove me home Sunday after mass. They live at the North end. Thank you. To the ladies that helped me climb the stairs when the elevators were out. May you all be bles...
Thank you for a great afternoon
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The following is a letter to Peer Advisors, Wallace School Teachers, Mrs. Luz Durando, and Ms. Denise Donnelly. This note comes with a big thank you for serving and sharing with us ref...