A saintly tradition
La Festa Italiana holds its festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Not all of the pre-recorded music that came out the speakers at La Festa Italiana were Frank Sinatra songs, but so many were that he might have been considered among the saints being honored. The L...
Oops! Schools shouldn’t have laid off aides
Interim superintendent introduced at board meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer reading wasn’t just for students this year – the Hoboken Board of Education has had its own assignments to catch up on. After trimming kindergarten teacher’s aides due to an ever tightening ...
MAGENHEIMER, DEBORAH J.
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Aug. 18 for Deborah J. Magenheimer, 62, of Guttenberg. She passed away Aug. 14. Deborah was born in Union City and was a homemaker. She was a committeewoman and a member ...
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 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 ...
‘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 | 5 5 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 ...
Rolling restaurants hit town
Wednesday food truck court brings exotic food options to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody makes fun of me at work because I get excited on Wednesday when it’s food truck day,” said Frank, who has been frequenting the food trucks ever since he found out they visit at lunchtime...
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 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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...
From police beat to music beat
Union City cop starts music production business
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 ...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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...
The pleading edge
Residents, developers have many hopes for Western Edge redevelopment zone
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A laundry list of desires for the future of Hoboken’s Western Edge redevelopment zone was on display at the first public meeting introducing a new round of city-led planning this past week. The mee...