Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Veteran cemetery warning
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Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
Ashamed
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Dear Editor: The following is a letter to Representative Sires: Dear Representative Sires: The Congress went on vacation for five weeks starting Friday, August 1. The number of very serious problem...
Councilman Chico makes a difference
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Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Ward B Councilman Khemraji Chico Ramchal, I have to say the Westside is definitely moving forward in the right direction. There is not a day that goes by that C...
St. John’s
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Dear Editor: Thank you for your report in the Union City Reporter “Historic church to become special needs housing” last week! It is unfortunate that the after school program had to be discontinued...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
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The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...
Ending the summer with the arts
JCFridays kicks off its fall events on Sept. 5
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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JC Fridays launches into fall with a host of events throughout Jersey City on Sept. 5. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related...
STEWART, ROBERT W.
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A funeral service was held Aug. 22 for Robert W. Stewart, 89, of Lodi. He passed away Aug. 18. He was the husband of Barbara; father of Judith Sellers, Donna Lynch Perfetti and John Lynch; grandfat...
Weehawken looks to veteran backfield to lead the way
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In most football seasons at Weehawken High School, four wins would be a cause for celebration and perhaps even a victory parade. But the culture has definitely changed since Zach Naszimento took ov...
West New Yorker honored by Univ. of Pittsburgh
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Prof. Roland Armando Alum, a long time West New York resident, was appointed an Associate Scholar at the prestigious Center for International Studies of the University of Pittsburgh. Alum, an anthr...