Day of color, day of dance
Diwali festival lights up Buchmuller Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Buchmuller Park was filled to overflowing on Oct. 12 with music, dancing, delicious food, and brightly colored finery. Residents and friends turned out in large numbers on a gorgeous fall afternoon...
MCLAUGHLIN, JOHN THOMAS, JR.
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A funeral mass was celebrated Oct. 14 at St. Lawrence Church for John Thomas McLaughlin Jr., 78, of Weehawken. He passed away Oct. 9 at Hoboken University Hospital. He was born in New York City and...
Three new parks coming to Hudson County
Preschool in Braddock Park to become town property in exchange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The signs went up in James J. Braddock Park several weeks ago, advising residents of a public hearing to discuss diverting 1.1 acres of the county park to North Bergen to keep the North Bergen Pres...
Jersey City man raises aid for West Africa
Operation Amira, named for his late mother, is collecting badly-needed supplies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jersey City resident Elijah Wells got the call from his family in West Africa, he was still debating what to do about honoring his mother. Originally from Sierra Leone in West Africa, she died...
45 years of service, and counting
Golf outing benefits Weehawken First Aid Squad
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On a beautiful day, 72 golfers competed in this year’s Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad golf outing at the Wild Turkey Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg. This year marked the 10th a...
Time of year for reflection
Most of county’s cemeteries are in one town
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
With summer vacation over and work and school back into full swing, autumn is a season of reflection for many, with the changing weather and the turning colors of leaves a reminder of transitions i...
Christ Hospital is ready for Ebola – if it happens
Drills and protocols already underway to protect health workers and the public
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Tucker Woods, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, stood in the security office at Christ Hospital on Oct. 14 surrounded by men and women in uniform. He had just come from a meetin...
Cultural stew
Band puts a new spin on global traditions
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“In my mind I’m more country and he’s more punk rock, and we put that together in our originals,” said Danielle Reid. The Union City resident plays banjo and sings in the duo Red Winter, while her ...
Committed to our community
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Dear Editor: I am running for re-election to the Hoboken School Board because of my deep commitment to our community. My family roots in the Mile Square City go back four generations, and my demons...
Running without the rancor
Parents for Progress school board slate rejects political division
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the next two weeks, the Hoboken Reporter will be individually profiling all three slates running for the Hoboken Board of Education in the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The fol...