Spooky giveaways
Town organization hosts annual Halloween costume drive for children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's neediest kids will be sure to put their scare on this Halloween, thanks to the town's annual costume giveaway at the Recreation Center, Oct. 4. Over 200 different families got to pic...
McCOY, JOHN JOSEPH
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A funeral mass was held Oct. 9 Monday at Our Lady of Fatima Chapel, Pequannock, for John Joseph McCoy, 84, of Highland Lakes, formerly of North Bergen. He passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 5. ...
Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
Battle for Ward E
Council candidates air concerns in forum
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor had it that Mayor Steven Fulop was going to show up at the Ward E council candidates’ debate on Oct. 10. He didn’t, but wherever he was, it’s possible his ears were ringing. The candidates di...
Why Hoboken Needs Ravi Bhalla and John Allen
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Dear Editor: Coaching legend Dean Smith once said, “There comes a point in every contest when sitting on sidelines is not an option.” For my fiancé John Allen, that point was Tuesday, November 8, 2...
Are you a match?
Local resident tries to help brother find kidney transplant
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Leslie Rubman, a resident of Hoboken since the 1980s, is on a mission to help her younger brother Marc Rubman find a kidney donor. “We are trying everything to try and help him find a donor,” she s...
Endorsement of Rebecca Symes
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The upcoming November city elections provides Ward E residents with a rare opportunity. With Mayor Fulop choosing not to select a particular candidate for his ticket, all of the candid...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...
Reports of ‘fascism’ are incorrect
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It's disturbing to see how ignorance of what "fascism" is, encourages fear and hatred of Trump by "anti-fascists". (Regarding the Trump issue, Hoboken Letters, Sept. 1). Agitated 24/7 ...