Back to the books!
UC, WNY schools open this week
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter correspondent
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in Union City return to school on Sept. 4, while West New York students return on Sept. 5. As of press time on Thursday, interim Superintendent Silvia Abbato remained head of...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
On the rise
New development cropping up around the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The first of possibly 15 new residential developments slated for the Journal Square area held a ribbon cutting in early August. The Kennedy Lofts, a three-minute walk to the Journal Square bus and ...
SCOREBOARD
Lincoln coach Hampton gets philosophical this year
by Jim Hague
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Lincoln head football coach Robert Hampton always puts a different spin on his approach to begin a football season. Whether it comes to making a reference to music history (which Hampton has a back...
Ready, Set, Gown!
Fun run in bridesmaid dresses will raise money for charity
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you’ve probably been told you’ll definitely use your tangerine orange chiffon dress again, only to watch it gather dust in the closet for years after. Now there’s ...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...
STEPKOVICH, CECILE ARLINE
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 22 at St. Lawrence Church for Cecile Arline Stepkovich, 78, of Weehawken. She passed away Aug. 19. She was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. She worked as a secretary f...
St. John’s
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Dear Editor: Thank you for your report in the Union City Reporter “Historic church to become special needs housing” last week! It is unfortunate that the after school program had to be discontinued...
Veteran cemetery warning
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Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...