Hoboken Family Planning concerned about funding
Group offers wide array of services including basic med care, screenings
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
“The program is under threat,” said Director Bill Bullock as he sat at a grey oval table in a well lit back conference room of Hoboken Family Planning last week. The non-profit agency is one of man...
Union City welcomes the holidays
Officials light tree, students croon Christmas songs
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City officials wished everybody a happy holiday this year while lighting the Christmas tree in front of Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 2. Students from the high school choir and band performed hol...
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 | 200 200 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...
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 | 80 80 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...
It was a dark and stormy night…
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 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...
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...