Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
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A memorial service was held Aug. 16 at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Mountainside, for Cheng Yen The, 67. She passed away peacefully in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital on Aug. 7 as a result of ...
A job with a future?
City kicks off joint program with JCMC to train EMTs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Most of the 15 Jersey City residents that came to the Mary McCleod Bethune Life Center on July 24 wore blue shirts and black pants, a kind of uniform for the next step in their lives as potential e...
Hudson Reporter scores big
Wins awards for graphics and investigative reporting in three state competitions
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Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
[Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by a reader in Union City. ] When I first thought of this article a lot of people (well, friends) said, “Hey Niecy, are you losing it? What are you writin...
Hoboken’s public square as a template for a better world
Aug 17, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This letter is as much an expression of hope for the Hoboken that “might be” as it is a rendering of the Hoboken that “already is.” Since we shouldn’t forget our history either, I’ll b...
Big wheels keep on turning
Annual ‘truck day’ a monster hit with the kids
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“He loves trucks,” said Cori Leontaris. “This is a perfect day for him. He knows every truck. He tells me what they’re called. I don’t know.” Her 2-year-old son Nico was smiling widely as he climbe...
He’s a magic man
West New York resident makes smiles appear
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time he was a 9-year-old boy in Vieques, a small island off Puerto Rico where he lived with his parents, brother, and two sisters, Eric Lindsey knew he was “born to make people smile.” His...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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...