Resolutions for the new year
Physical fitness, improved relationships top list
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
While 2015 was good for Jonathan Perez, 30, of North Bergen in terms of health and work, he said 2016 would be even better if he achieves his New Year’s resolution: Starting a family. While some re...
All Saints was rocking!
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This week Second Grade students from All Saints Day School got outside on a trip to the Franklin Mineral Museum in Sterling, New Jersey. Students took a tour of the museum (including a mine replica...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 31 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Florence Lullo, 88, of Jersey City, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Dec. 28. A lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of ...
Stop the deaths in Jersey City
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Dear Editor: “Ideas are the factors that lift civilization. They create revolutions. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs.” As I sit here I just read that another former student was...
Hoboken boys enjoy sensational start
Hudson Catholic explodes against Memorial; Friars fantastic; top fives
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Shaun Kolmer knew that his second year as the head boys’ basketball coach at Hoboken High School would be a good one. “Just by the way we finished last year, I knew that this year would be better,”...
Tax break for a high tech factory
City gives a 15-year abatement to keep company in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In a rare show of support, scores of people came to the City Council meeting on Dec. 22 to encourage passage of a 15-year tax abatement that will allow a manufacturing company to retain operations ...
Division over who would be board veep
School board gets new members, picks new prez
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The families and friends of three new school board trustees joined them as they were sworn in at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 5. The board also picked a new president and held a ...
Double the chance
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), I am thrilled to announce that HoLa has received permission from the New Jersey Department of Education to implement a wei...
Union City legend Mastorelli passes away
Long-time sports, political fixture helped many get college scholarships
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Jan 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mastorelli, known better by the popular nickname “Whizzer” he held for more than seven decades, died last week in the Castle Hill Care Facility in his native Union City. His true age was never...