Independent candidates run in WNY
Cullen, Espinal define themselves apart from the status quo
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
In a West New York commissioners’ race dominated by two powerful political slates – one associated with Mayor Felix Roque and one opposed – two independent candidates, Juan Espinal and Patrick R. C...
St. Patrick's letter from the Chief of Police
Mar 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last Saturday, was the annual Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone knows that the day brings thousands of young adults to our city to attend our bars and restaurants. This year saw poli...
SCHARR, JAMES J.
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Funeral mass was celebrated March 12 at Our Lady of Victories Church in Jersey City for James J. Scharr, 76, of Jersey City. He passed away March 9. A lifelong Jersey City resident, Jimmy was a gra...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Catch of the day? Wool-coated shrimp A sharp-eyed loss prevention officer at the Hoboken ShopRite had the catch of the day on March 2 when he apprehended a Jersey City man allegedly attempting to s...
Beating cancer
NB resident benefits from alternative treatment
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
At 55 years old, longtime North Bergen resident Francisco Vidal is training to run in the next Brooklyn Half Marathon. A health enthusiast, he works out regularly and hopes to participate in the Ne...
Webster School kicks off book fair
Family Night features fun and educational activities
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Daniel Webster School hosted a Book Fair Family Night on Friday, Feb. 20, to kick-off this year’s Book Fair and Read across America celebration. Organized by the Webster School PTA and utilizing an...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 ...
Charges pending?
Sen. Menendez says he’s done nothing wrong
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let me be very clear: I have always conducted myself appropriately and in accordance with the law,” said U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) last week after CNN reported in early March that the U.S. ...
Community leaders seek Democratic Committee Representatives
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Dear Editor: Over the years, we have worked with Mayor Zimmer and the Hoboken City Council to implement a long-term solution to flooding, save our hospital, open new parks, promote balanced develop...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony-Hudson Catholic renew their rivalry
Play for NJSIAA Non-Public B North sectional title for fifth straight year
by Jim Hague
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a basketball smorgasbord Monday afternoon/night in Jersey City, with two NJSIAA Non-Public B North semifinals taking place almost simultaneously, with the two winners getting the opportunity...