In praise of the new improved Recreation Department
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to thank Ryan Strother, Jersey City Recreation Director, for a job well done. In the past few years, we can all say we had a good Recreation Department but the...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Phil Cohen updates the community on efforts to control Hudson County taxes
Nov 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The centerpiece of my Freeholder campaign earlier this year was to push for an independent performance audit of county operations, so that we can get a road map for achieving cost savi...
School fountains may soon be flowing again
Lead abatement program is nearly finished
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With one more round of tests to be done, some of the water fountains in Jersey City’s schools may soon be clear of lead contamination, said Luiggi Campana, the district business administrator. In 2...
SCOREBOARD
Just like old times for Secaucus volleyball
Patriots win NJSIAA Group I title; first since 2006
by Jim Hague
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Secaucus High School had won a state-record 18 NJSIAA Group state championships over the years, there hadn’t been a new banner to add to the walls of the Secaucus gymnasium since 2006. Wha...
SERPICO, JOHN
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Nov. 17 at Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City for John Serpico, 88, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 13. He was born in Jersey City and lived throughout Hudson...
SPINO, JOSEPH C.
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Nov. 21 at St. Aloysius Church for Joseph C. Spino of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 14. He owned and operated Neighborhood Garage. He was most known for fine-tuning high ...
Seeking descendants
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
There are alternatives to the ‘rolling reassessment’
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a concerned long-time homeowner in Hoboken, I’ve been researching alternatives to what is happening in our city with the proposed reassessment following our recent reval. While I do...