Rivas chosen as freeholder chairman
Outgoing chairman Maldonado praised for getting things done
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Performing their annual power distribution ritual on Tuesday Jan. 5, Hudson County Board of Freeholders named Freeholder Tilo Rivas of Union City as chairman for 2016. Rivas, who represents Distric...
Popular crossing guard waves goodbye
Margaret O’Brien steps down after more than 40 years
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Margaret O’Brien has done many jobs over the last five decades: served on an assembly line as a “pudding smacker” at Hoboken’s Hostess factory, taste-tested coffee for Maxwell House, sat atop eleph...
Council members never seem able to vote on eliminating health insurance for themselves
Jan 10, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city council people are the only part time city employees to receive city health insurance. While the city’s health insurance may not be as generous with benefits as some in the co...
Fairs to return to Braddock Park; $6M lake project planned
Freeholder Vainieri, who pushed those projects, talks about 2016
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The three biggest new events held in James J. Braddock North Hudson Park last year – the Arts Fair, the farmers market, and the Hudson County Fair/Carnival – will return in 2016, bigger and better ...
Resolutions for the new year
Physical fitness, improved relationships top list
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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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
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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,”...