Fun in the sun
La Festa Italiana a success despite grueling heat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Holy Rosary celebrated its 113th Italian Festival downtown last week near Sixth and Brunswick streets despite the threat of thunder showers. Crowds sampled fine food and listened to good music whil...
Florence Pape will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman show “Mints”
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Florence Pape, Hoboken resident and actress and Director of Development of Hoboken’s Hudson Theatre Ensemble and its Silly on Sixth Children’s Series, will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman ...
Pay attention behind the wheel
Proposed law would ban various types of distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
Concerns and thoughts about city’s $52.M water project
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Dear Editor: The City’s upcoming water main replacement project presents an opportunity to move away from the patronage centered procurement model currently in use and towards a value oriented, tax...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Addressing the needs of people with disabilities
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Dear Editor: As the signing of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th Anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental achievement and the paths it has opened up,...
Saving the Monarch
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This is a response to letters by J. Hernandez and R. Anthony Squire regarding the idea of planting pollinator gardens around Union City. Back in early summer, I exchanged email with ou...
Lincoln looks to continue winning grid ways
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The 2015 high school football season was a highly successful one for the Lions of Lincoln High School. The Lions won 11 games, setting a new school record for wins in a season. They posted an 11-1 ...
TURSO, GLORIA
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Aug. 18 for Gloria Turso, 90, of North Bergen. She passed away Aug. 13. Born in Hoboken, she was the owner of Michael's Dress Shop in Hoboken. She was the wife of the lat...