Spooky giveaways
Town organization hosts annual Halloween costume drive for children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's neediest kids will be sure to put their scare on this Halloween, thanks to the town's annual costume giveaway at the Recreation Center, Oct. 4. Over 200 different families got to pic...
Why Hoboken Needs Ravi Bhalla and John Allen
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Dear Editor: Coaching legend Dean Smith once said, “There comes a point in every contest when sitting on sidelines is not an option.” For my fiancé John Allen, that point was Tuesday, November 8, 2...
Are you a match?
Local resident tries to help brother find kidney transplant
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Leslie Rubman, a resident of Hoboken since the 1980s, is on a mission to help her younger brother Marc Rubman find a kidney donor. “We are trying everything to try and help him find a donor,” she s...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Endorsement of Rebecca Symes
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Dear Editor: The upcoming November city elections provides Ward E residents with a rare opportunity. With Mayor Fulop choosing not to select a particular candidate for his ticket, all of the candid...
SCOREBOARD
Prep’s soccer team rolling after slow start
by Jim Hague
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The boys’ high school soccer season began with so much potential and promise for the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep. After all, the Marauders were ranked among the state’s Top 10 teams before the fi...
Introducing Adela Rohena for freeholder
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Dear Editor: I am Adela Rohena and I’m a graduate of Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. I work as an educator in the Jersey City public school system. Currently, I am a candidate for Freehold...
Prepare for detours and traffic
DOT to begin multi-year rehabilitation of Route 495 bridge in fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 495, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel, is set to undergo a multi-year renovation to repair its debilitated viaduct bridge in North Bergen, according to the NJ Depa...
Reports of ‘fascism’ are incorrect
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Dear Editor: It's disturbing to see how ignorance of what "fascism" is, encourages fear and hatred of Trump by "anti-fascists". (Regarding the Trump issue, Hoboken Letters, Sept. 1). Agitated 24/7 ...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...