Union City legend Mastorelli passes away
Long-time sports, political fixture helped many get college scholarships
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Jan 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mastorelli, known better by the popular nickname “Whizzer” he held for more than seven decades, died last week in the Castle Hill Care Facility in his native Union City. His true age was never...
Milk delivery? Chimney sweeps?
Some are still plying their trade at old-fashioned professions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Gone are the days of reaching outside your front door and picking up a glass bottle of fresh, creamy milk – or are they? On a regular basis, Rosemarie Romano of Bergen County delivers milk bottled ...
Suits for Success
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Last month at a special event, the New Jersey Division of Lee & Associates donated hundreds of pieces of business attire to Suits for Success - a non-profit organization based in Jersey City. Suits...
Santa visits Guttenberg
Parade stops at 10 houses to gift needy families
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Santa got busy early this year, handing out hundreds of gifts to Guttenberg kids on Tuesday, Dec. 22. First he set up shop in front of Town Hall about 5 p.m. to raffle off six bicycles and countles...
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 6 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Mauro Minervini, 87. He passed away Dec. 31 as a result of a tragic house fire. He was born in Molfetta, Italy and lived in ...
New Year's resolution
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Dear Editor: Once again, it's time for New Year's resolutions, particularly those to improve our diet and exercise routine. Although gun violence and traffic accidents remain the leading causes of ...
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Observer Highway repaving update The city announced this past week that the repaving of Observer Highway has been completed, with ongoing work continuing through April. Repaving began in December f...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Jan 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I am a very religious person, more so than most, I believe. I’m very active in my church. I pray a lot and always ask God for direction when I am faced with a big decision. I do ...
Secaucus’ Ulrich picking up slack after two standouts graduate
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The first time Kristina Ulrich walked into a Secaucus High School girls’ basketball practice seven weeks ago, there was a different feeling. That’s because for the first time in ages, Julia McClure...
May the force be with you
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The Hoboken City Council reorganization meeting was so saccharine some people might have needed a dose of insulin just to get through it. To begin with, you had Councilman David Mello nominating Co...