WNY mayor goes to court on bribe charges
Roque says he’s confident he’ll be vindicated
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time since taking office in 2011, Mayor Felix Roque is on trial. In conjunction with his private pain management medical business, Dr. Roque has been charged with allegedly accepting...
Group for needy people who need legal help expands
New digs near Journal Square offer more access
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
For those familiar with the classic movie “On the Waterfront,” they know the basement of St. Peter & Paul Church in Hoboken was originally a meeting place of people attempting to reform the crime-r...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
SCOREBOARD
Friars go the King Cole route
Hurley predicts senior will be ‘the best guard in the state’
by Jim Hague
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
It was another season to remember in a lifetime of memorable seasons at St. Anthony. Last year, the fabulous Friars posted yet another undefeated season, winning all 32 of their games, including th...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
MURPHY, HENRY F.
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 9 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Henry F. (Whitey) Murphy, 82. He passed away peacefully on Dec. 4 at Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucu...
It was a dark and stormy night…
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The rains came steadily during the last week of November, sticking fall leaves to the streets like little suckerfish. The town took on a wet and mysterious look. Beyond the lamps in the windows, wa...
A month without shaving
Police officers grow beards to raise money for cancer research
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
In November, North Bergen’s police officers went an entire month without shaving their beards, as a fundraiser for colorectal research Fight Colorectal Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Washing...
Memory lane
First Ward councilman hopes to renovate one of city’s last cobblestone streets
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
On the morning of Dec. 2, Councilman Michael DeFusco took to his computer and posted an online petition urging county officials to give Hoboken a $500,000 grant to preserve and renovate Court Stree...
Defying a deadly disease
Community takes part in World AIDS Day walk
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s raining, but there’s not a cloud in the sky,” Bruce Springsteen once sang, reflecting the horrible aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Springsteen was pointi...