FORDI, PETER JOHN.
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was held March 16 at St. Aedan’s Church for Peter John Fordi, 100, of Brick Township, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March...
Dreaming of swimming in the Hudson River?
Local sewerage authority must start action plan for cleaner waterways
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t look now, but the Hudson River is on the mend. Marine biologists have reported resurgent oyster populations on the piers of western Manhattan, and humpback whales are returning to New York Ba...
A new name, and new life
Gloria Robinson Court Homes will replace towers of poverty and crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The bulldozers were parked on a vacant, snow-covered parcel of land, but they symbolized more than just the spring thaw on March 4. Local, state and federal officials were gathered to launch the la...
Number 1 cancer center in NJ opens facility in Hudson County
Opens doors on Palisades Medical Center campus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“Every year about 49,000 of our co-residents in the state of New Jersey get diagnosed with cancer. About 4,000 of them come from right around here.” So said Dr. Andrew Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E...
‘Dedication, honor, pride’
WWII vet’s medals presented to his widow and family
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
When Eleanor Zibowich reached out to the Secaucus town administration for help in replacing her late husband Eddie’s Purple Heart medal from World War II, she had no idea that he had received a who...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Shall we dance?
Do it for free in Weehawken
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping fit in the colder months has been a real challenge for many people. Now Weehawken residents can get some exercise on the dance floor and maybe make some new friends at the same time. Free d...
Road to recovery
Turnpike construction project to help drivers, local economy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Easier travel and an improved local economy are two of the expected results of the $310 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14A Improvement Project, which broke ground on Wednesday,...
Commissioner Theresa Ferraro passes away
First female commissioner was a groundbreaker in many ways
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Public Safety Commissioner Theresa Ferraro, who served the people of North Bergen as an elected official since 1999 and as a community leader for decades, has passed away at the age of...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...