Learning about zika
North Bergen library hosts seminar on virus dangerous for pregnant women
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The zika virus, which is spread by mosquitos, sexual contact, or fluids like breast milk, can prove dangerous to a pregnant woman’s unborn fetus. While officials have not reported any local cases y...
Students sing for the Earth
Clarendon and Huber Street kids perform Arbor Day show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Huber Street second grade students sang Arbor Day songs with lyrics, “We are all made of stars, we’re all made of trees,” after the Clarendon School band greeted visitors and parents with the Star ...
Gala to benefit Hoboken public schools
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Dear Editor: I write to advise you and the Hoboken community of the Hoboken Public Education Foundation, which I helped form late last year. The Hoboken Public Education Foundation is a not-for-pro...
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A funeral mass was held April 28 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Maxine K. Nunner Dubetsky, 76 of North Bergen. She passed away April 22. She was born and raised in West New York before moving to ...
School board narrowly adopts $69.7M budget
Near 4 percent increase means average tax bill rise of $51 per year
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s school board voted 6-3 last week to approve a $69.7 million budget with a 3.6 percent increase in tax levy after a public hearing on Tuesday, May 3. Less than a dozen members of the publi...
Everyday hero
Former Bayonne assemblyman rescues drowning woman
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell was standing in the conference room of his Asbury Park office on May 3 when one of his coworkers looked out the window and saw a woman floundering in the ...
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A funeral mass was offered May 7 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Gino William Jacobelli, 75, of Hoboken. He passed away May 3 surrounded by his family. Born and raised in the South Bronx unt...
Unnecessary battle?
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Dear Editor: In the 3/27 edition of The Hoboken Reporter an article appeared regarding the squabble between Dawn Zimmer and Jersey City Councilwoman Osborne regarding racks for bike share bicycles....
Daniel, my hero
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Dear Editor: My childhood hero recently passed away due to pancreatic cancer. His name was Daniel Fitzgibbons and he was my older brother by 18 months. He died just short of his 61st birthday. He w...
A fracking letter to the editor
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Dear Editor: On May 14, lots of area residents will board buses in Teaneck and Wayne, NJ to attend a historic global climate action – BreakFree Albany, 2016! In the Northeast, we’ll descend on Alba...