Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Comedy champion crowned in Secaucus
Six-night comedy festival culminates in showdown for title
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After six nights of comedy shows throughout the Meadowlands region, after 37 stand-up performers gave it their best on stages in Secaucus and surrounding towns, eight winners competed on Sunday, Ap...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
Freak accidents changed his life
Bayonne psychologist tours Hudson County schools with message of hope
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Joel Núñez knows what it is like to think that life is set against him. A psychologist now, Nunez grew up in Jersey City and had many of the same aspirations that urban kids today have, dreamin...
SCOREBOARD
Union City’s Matias about to make history
Florida State lineman will become first to be selected in NFL Draft since 1987
by Jim Hague
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Josue Matias had no idea that he will become a part of history this week, when the National Football League Draft is taking place in Chicago. Matias will be in his Union City home with his family, ...
PAYNE, DOROTHY L.
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place April 24 for Dorothy L. Payne, 83. She passed away peacefully at home and with her husband at her side on April 19. Born in Bamberg, S.C., Dorothy was a resident of Jers...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
When life gave her lemons
3-year-old Lea Mohally sells lemonade to raise funds for cancer research
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nathalie Masse talks to her daughter Lea Mohally in French, Lea replies in English. For a 3-and-a-half-year-old girl, Lea is well on her way to becoming bilingual. This is more than just a tes...
Ya all come – ya hear?
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Yes, they heard and they came, over 200 friends and family, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Vinnie Wassman, a true Hobokenite indeed—brought up on First and Monroe St., St. Joseph’s,...