Remembering heroes
Jersey City commemorates Memorial Day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Everybody mourns differently, a fact very evident at the Memorial Day ceremonies that took place in Jersey City on May 30. Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery kicked off their eighth annual ...
ADDEO, ORLANDO
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Funeral mass was offered May 26 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Orlando Addeo, 96, a lifelong Hoboken resident and former chairman of the Hoboken Housing Authority board of trustees. He passed ...
Taste of honey
Bees make it, High Tech High School students sell it
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
“Without bees we’d all be dead,” said sophomore Jeel Shah, 15, last week, when talking about his work in the High Tech High School “Hive Tech Honey” program this past year. For the first time this ...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Why Angela got her degree on-line
The lesser-known university in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though there is a brick and mortar campus of the University of Phoenix in Jersey City, most people still believe it’s primarily an on-line institution of higher learning. And for the most part...
POSLIGUA, GEORGE
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A funeral mass took place June 1 at St. Francis Church in Hoboken for George Posligua, 73, of Hoboken. He passed away at his home surrounded by his family on May 29. George was born in Manabi, Ecua...
Caught in a (zoning) crossfire
Café owner gets permission for event space, then is told events must be public
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 7 7 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
When the owner of a new café in Hoboken received permission from the Zoning Office last September to also use the facility as an event space, she never realized she would later be told that her eve...
Springing to action
Local EMT’s respond to crash of WWII plane
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
When a vintage WWII plane crashed into the Hudson River near North Bergen and West New York a week ago Friday, North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, the North Bergen Police Department, and their E...
SCOREBOARD
Memorial’s Bodano signs with NJIT track
Former hoop standout finds niche in another sport
by Jim Hague
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For her first three years at Memorial High School, Paola Bodano was primarily a basketball player. “Basketball was my favorite sport,” Bodano said. “I would have to say I was a basketball player.” ...
The art of meeting new people
Art House Productions holds an art and singles event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
People sometimes have a tough time making new friends. Maybe this is because in this digital age, more and more often people interact quickly and at a distance and don’t get to know each other inti...