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 | 39 39 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...
Bringing the community 2gether
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Dear Editor: In the 2nd Ward, a feeling of community thrives throughout our neighborhoods from Willow Ave. to the Waterfront. My name is Peter Biancamano and I am a fortunate son of the 2nd Ward, w...
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 | 48 48 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 | 43 43 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 | 143 143 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 | 67 67 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...
Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11, and afterward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Storm clouds rolled over the Manhattan skyline after dumping heavy rains on Jersey City, adding to the somber mood of the 14th annual 9/11 Memorial Day Service, “Reflections,” on Friday. Mayor Stev...
The new face of Louisa Park
Refurbished Weehawken facility opens after ‘face lift’
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Weehawken’s busy Louisa Park was completely reopened to the delight of toddlers, children, teens and adults alike on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The park underwent a facelift this spring, with different se...
Little shoppers
Back-to-school drive provides free supplies to needy residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row the North Bergen Emergency Relief Program hosted a back-to-school drive, collecting supplies for a month and a half and then distributing them for free last week to res...