Weekend on ice
Town reopens skating rink after $2.1M facelift
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Bundled up in scarves and mittens, wobbling like penguins or gliding like swans, residents and visitors filled the ice for the grand reopening of the Secaucus skating rink in Buchmuller Park last w...
Guttenberg cops in dramatic rescues
Three receive ‘Officers of the Month’ honors at Town Council meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
“When we got there the mother was hysterical, and he was on the floor, basically dead,” said Police Officer Brian Eckenrode. “He had no heartbeat, no breath. We started giving him compression. We g...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic makes it four in a row
Hawks soar to county title by defeating Marist
by Jim Hague
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nick Mariniello arrived at Hudson Catholic High School six years ago to become the new boys’ basketball coach, he had no idea what the future held. After all, the Hawks were certainly not an i...
When will Sacco deal with overcrowded schools?
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Dear Editor: Mayor Sacco’s re-election campaign has officially kicked-off and the timing couldn’t be better, because he just announced no new taxes for North Bergen. But how does Mayor Sacco propos...
First impression
Mar 08, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I believe that the road surface of Observer Highway is in unacceptably poor condition. I believe that any non-political, unbiased evaluation of the road surface by the City of Hoboken ...
TARTAGLIA, NICHOLAS C. SR.
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Funeral services were held March 3 for Nicholas C. (Nicky Ta-Ta) Tartaglia Sr. of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 27. He was born in Jersey City and lived in North Bergen for over 50 years. Nicho...
Giving thanks and praise
Hoboken parish honors former Mayor Roberts, generous locals
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s upper echelon was out in force to honor four service-minded locals and raise money for the Catholic Community of Saints Peter and Paul at the church’s annual Gratitude Gala this past Thur...
Interior Motif adds custom home organization systems
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A hometown favorite for interior decorating, Interior Motif has added custom closet design to its repertoire of home decorating services. Beginning immediately, Interior Motif will offer free in-ho...
A glimpse of history
Historic cemetery brings Civil War lessons home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
History isn’t always written by the winners. That was one of the messages conveyed during a two-hour lesson brought to the historic Harsimus Cemetery on Feb. 22. The history of black soldiers on th...