Outstanding service from our city
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Our city services’ attention to the fire at Columbian Towers on Saturday, May 2, 2015 was outstanding. Mayor Zimmer’s allowance of the senior citizens and the disabled tenants from Col...
WWII vet, 88, to lead parade on Monday
Weehawken’s Irizarry will honors his fellow Seabees
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Until recently, Weehawken Navy veteran Ralph Irizarry, 88, expected that on Memorial Day he’d stay home with his family or head to a local cemetery to put a flag on an unknown soldier’s grave. Neve...
Secaucus starts celebration early
Annual Memorial Day Parade brings out the crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Memorial Day may not be until May 25, but Secaucus got a jump on the festivities with an early parade on Saturday, May 16. Starting at noon, the annual Secaucus Memorial Day Parade stretched as far...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Hoboken officials shocked by PATH service cuts
Port Authority says it can’t just buy more trains
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken officials last week strongly criticized a recent PATH train schedule change that reduced rush hour service on the Hoboken-33rd Street route by 14 percent. The service adjustments, unannounc...
Working together
Jersey City composer and dancer make their mark
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ariel Grossman grew up in New York City. David Homan grew up in Gainesville, Fla. She is a dancer; he is a composer. As a compromise between urban and suburban, the artistic couple ended up in Jers...
When life gave her lemons
3-year-old Lea Mohally sells lemonade to raise funds for cancer research
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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...
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Hoboken resident Appman among top finishers in Boston Marathon
Prep’s Harcourt takes fourth overall at NJSIAA T of C golf; DeFazio night planned
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It’s a very little known fact, but one of the top American finishers in last month’s Boston Marathon is a resident of Hoboken. Will Appman , a 24-year-old consulting actuary, was 187th overall in t...
Taste of Weehawken
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Dear Editor: A record breaking 400+ guests and more than 40 restaurants and businesses joined us at the 15th Annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser for the Weehawken Library last month. On behalf of ...
Beware of barbecued bugs
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Dear Editor: What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion? This year, it's all about food poisoning by the nasty E....