Seven cemeteries
North Bergen home to unique headstones and tombs
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Each headstone tells a story – sometimes a short one, sometimes a more elaborate tale. They tell of brave military service, of too-early departures, of partners or parents separated decades prematu...
Jersey City Medical Center held a Baby Fair
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Jersey City Medical Center held a Baby Fair to educate residents on all things baby. Flanking the poster are Joseph Scott, President/CEO; Teresa Brennan Turi, who runs the hospital's midwife progra...
ENGER, HORACE JOACHIM
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Horace Joachim Enger was born in Breslau, Germany, and eventually bought row houses in Hoboken. But he had a difficult start in life, losing his mother at age 6 and living through the Depression. A...
School renamed for Albio Sires
Honors area congressman and former mayor
by Art Schwartz
Reporter correspondent
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Albio Sires has come full circle. Raised in West New York as the son of immigrants who fled Cuba in 1962, learning the language and culture as he attended Public School 4, he has, through hard work...
Going for the Gridiron Glory
Liberty Science Center exhibit details the science of football
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
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Every football fan has had that feeling. Your favorite team is behind a couple touchdowns. The clock is running out and every little point, even a field goal, matters. Your team has good field posi...
O’BRIEN, CATHERINE
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Catherine P. O’Brien, 50, passed away Oct. 6. She was a former resident of Ridgefield, Weehawken, and most recently Wall. She is survived by her sister Kelly O’Brien, brother Matthew and sister-in-...
SCOREBOARD
Trying to right a major wrong
Memorial boys’ soccer team recovers from last year’s disastrous end
by Jim Hague
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The 2012 boys’ high school soccer season was moving in the right direction for the Tigers of Memorial High School. After somewhat of a slow start, the Tigers found a second wind come October and be...
‘Taking shape of people’
Township artist paints people as circles and rectangles
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Seeing people as squished balls or rectangular figures makes total sense, artist Ray Arcadio said as he recently readied his paintings and posters for the Comic Con 2013 convention at the Javits Ce...
Tiny apartments
Could Hudson County’s first micro-unit development be a sign of things to come?
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
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Like many Baby Boomers with college-age and young adult kids, Michael Rushman and his business partner Don Dillon had been through the parental ritual of moving their children from one cramped stud...
Going for the Gridiron Glory
Liberty Science Center exhibit details the science of football
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
Oct 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Every football fan has had that feeling. Your favorite team is behind a couple touchdowns. The clock is running out and every little point, even a field goal, matters. Your team has good field posi...