Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 11 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church, Jersey City, for Dorothy “Dorsey” Tecchio, 77. She passed away peacefully on Sept. 6 at Villa Marie Claire in ...
Work in progress
Big changes at the high school/middle school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
“The traditional computer lab model is dead,” said Secaucus Superintendent of Schools Robert Presuto. “You don’t see any new schools now or any renovations with rows and rows of bolted-in computers...
City lost most people in one zip code, but…
Still no 9/11 memorial in Hoboken
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Friday, Sept. 11, residents throughout Hudson County congregated at their respective memorials, including the Empty Sky memorial at Liberty State Park and Weehawken’s monument built from ...
JC schools may be short 7,000 spaces
2013 report shows shortage of classrooms after 2018
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Estimates vary on how big a shortage of student space Jersey City schools will face, but a 2013 schools facility report predicted the city may not have enough room to accommodate a rise in student ...
Walking out of the darkness
Local family establishes suicide awareness event in NB
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Jorge Sanchez, age 21, committed suicide on March 12, 2014. “It was totally unexpected. We saw the signs but really didn’t think it would lead to that,” said his sister, Jeannette. The tragedy was ...
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Private funeral services have been held for Dennis J. Tuohy, Jr., 81, of Port Monmouth. He died Aug. 31 peacefully at home. He was born in Jersey City and lived in Port Monmouth for 51 years. Denni...
Couple fined $2,500 for leaving dogs in hot car
Secaucus getting tougher on animal abuse
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
As one of the hottest summers on record draws to an end, Secaucus is continuing its campaign announced earlier this summer to prevent people from leaving their pets in hot cars. Last week, official...
The belated victims of 9/11
How suicide and cancer are still claiming lives of those who weren’t in the buildings
by Steven Rodas and Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writers
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, victims are still dying – some were emergency responders whose cancer is believed to be related to toxins in the air that day, and others are distr...
Animals at risk for abuse
Some towns getting tougher with enforcement
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Two dogs were left in a car in 90-degree temperatures until someone reported their owner. Five dogs were killed after someone allegedly fed them liverwurst doused with antifreeze. A cat’s collar wa...
Public housing gets new director
North Carolina man set to take over
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Just over a year after the controversial termination of Carmelo Garcia, the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) appointed a new executive director during a meeting Thursday. Sept. 10. Marc Recko, the c...