Festival of Lights
Diwali Mela features culture, brotherhood
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Buchmuller Park will be awash with the sights, sounds, and smells of India on Sunday, Oct. 13, starting at noon, when the Indian Caucus of Secaucus sponsors its fourth annual Diwali Mela, or “Festi...
Talent runs in the family
Artists exhibit at public library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter correspondent
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken Library is bringing back a popular series of artist exhibitions with a display of works by local resident Janet Brignola-Tava and her family. Alongside paintings, collages and other p...
Lions, tigers, or bears?
North Bergen kids make choices on Halloween costumes
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Superman, a goblin, a skeleton, Cinderella, or Dora the Explorer. What will it be? That’s what township children have been deciding this month, with Halloween fast approaching. And add to the equat...
Test scores show improvement, says superintendent
Also: High school EMT alums question district’s reasons for canceling program
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken High School students made significant progress in mathematics and language arts testing last year, according to statistics released at a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday night. Student...
20 more cabs hitting streets
Council passes taxi increase
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Cab drivers in Jersey City are upset that the council has approved a Fulop administration plan to add 20 additional taxis to the city’s fleet, but are optimistic that they might see a fare increase...
Purple power
WNY students knit to keep infants safe
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at West New York School No. 3 didn’t need a lot encouragement to start knitting once they found out the project would help educate new mothers about the dangers of shaking infants too hard...
Bad advice
Oct 13, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to express my surprise by the Hoboken Reporter’s story last week concerning Councilman Ravi Bhalla. The story related to Ravi’s decision to participate in a unanimous vote to r...
One year later…
Events at Hoboken Historical Museum will kick off Hurricane Sandy exhibit
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
In a partnership with Stevens Institute of Technology and the United Way of Hudson County, the Hoboken Historical Museum is set to kick off a series of events, both academic and entertaining, to co...
A love and a marriage like any other
Local gay couple ready to say ‘I do’ at City Hall
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Rich Kiamco and David Gibson have in the past exchanged vows before their family and friends, expressing their love for and commitment to each other. In fact, they’ve done it three times. But when ...
Purple power
WNY students knit to keep infants safe
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at West New York School No. 3 didn’t need a lot encouragement to start knitting once they found out the project would help educate new mothers about the dangers of shaking infants too hard...