Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
From police beat to music beat
Union City cop starts music production business
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Basketball and music kept Carlos Pina out of trouble when he was a kid growing up in the projects of Union City. He and his friends would rap in English and Spanish fusion, an art form that wasn’t ...
‘The application of knowledge’
School superintendent Sanger retires after 41 years as an educator
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When Stanley Sanger took over as Union City’s superintendent of schools in July of 2003, he inherited one of the state’s worst performing districts. When he retired this summer, he left behind one ...
Plan introduced for separate $14M City Hall annex
Councilman Yun disagrees with Fulop administration on lease-purchase deal
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
  The City Council has introduced an ordinance that would authorize a 25-year agreement with a developer who will build a new $14 million City Hall annex on Martin Luther King Drive. The annex, in ...
SCOREBOARD
Union City shoots for first-ever football state title
by Jim Hague
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City High School football team had a brilliant campaign in 2013, posting a 9-2 record and advancing to the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group V semifinals before falling to eventual sta...
MAYNARD, KENNETH S.
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service took place Aug. 16 at St. Paul in Bergen Church, Jersey City, for Kenneth S. Maynard, 72. He died Aug. 11 at home in Jersey City. Born in the Bronx, Kenneth lived in Jersey City t...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
Power play
Hoboken resident says PSE&G won’t pay for damage its vehicle caused
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The dirty CARFAX report was just the beginning of Jim Parascandola’s troubles. When Parascandola, a 16-year resident of Hoboken, found out last month that his parked car had been hit by a Public Se...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Below is an open thank-you letter from Chief Edelmiro Garcia and PO Daniel Simone III to those who helped put together Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014: Hoboken Police Chief Garcia wo...