‘We’re going to need a bigger screen’
Large crowd turns out for free outdoor ‘Jurassic Park’ screening at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The delighted screams of thrilled children could be heard echoing across James J. Braddock North Hudson Park as dinosaurs roared and stomped and munched on random humans. For a few hours on Thursda...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Young at heart
Sinatra-fied Shakespeare hits home in Hoboken
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in the inner sanctum of an Athenian wood, the sea is never far. In Hoboken, it is often close enough to fill one’s eyes and mind. In choosing to set his production of “A Midsummer Night’s Drea...
American Dream rises from the wetlands
Construction underway on massive mall and entertainment complex
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As the joke goes, the “crane” is the new official bird of the Meadowlands. Numerous construction cranes tower over the property around the megamall once known as Xanadu near MetLife Stadium in East...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
Don’t resist educational change in Jersey City
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Dear Editor: The Jersey City Public Schools are blessed with many advantages: dynamic and devoted teachers, visionary leadership, a diverse student body, and thousands of parents excited to partici...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
TANNER, MARY F.
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Funeral mass took place July 18 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Mary F. Tanner, 83, of Secaucus, formerly of Weehawken. She passed away at home July 15. She was the wife of the late ...
The power of relevancy by face-to face relationship
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Dear Editor: Anxiously awaiting the release date of Go Set a Watchman, my fiancé made a curious observation when he googled Harper Lee. He noted that, "She wrote To Kill a Mockingbird and then for ...
Thank you kind man
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Dear Editor: I live in Hoboken. Last week I had a nice conversation with a gentleman in the Hoboken Path Station about how my sister, who just passed away, used to send money to St. Jude’s charity ...