Getting healthy
Meadowlands Hospital makes improvements under new CEO
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Thomas Considine had a big job on his hands when he took over at president and CEO of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in May of this year. A number of factors had generated negative press follo...
QUESADA, AMANDA
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place July 25 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Amanda Quesada, 22, of Secaucus. She passed away July 22. She was the daughter of Angela and Peter Phillips and Emil...
Five-minute public speaking limit
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Dear Editor: Over the years I’ve attended hundreds of city council meetings and many times it’s quite apparent that many council members, both now and in the past, don’t have an understanding of th...
Chalking for charity
Kids decorate Exchange Place plaza for York Street Project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Scores of kids stretched out on the paving stones near Exchange Place on July 24, sketching everything from animals and stick figures to self-portraits as part of the annual Chalkfest. The annual e...
SUCCESSFUL START
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Black Rail Coffee, located at the 9th Street light rail Station, recently completed its first three months of business. “We’ve been getting more and more regulars each month,” said Co-Owner Daisy J...
Honey do
Hudson County beekeepers have varied motivations
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Antonio Quinlan didn’t get into it for the honey. He got started raising bees because of his allergies. “Honey helps with the allergies, he said. “It’s homeopathic medicine but you have to take it ...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
Historic church to become special needs housing
Questions asked about community programs, who gets priority for units
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
St. John’s Church is changing – again. After services ended several years ago at the Episcopalian church on the Union City/North Bergen border, a group of local residents and former congregants rep...
Scary movies
Weehawken resident raising money for spooky web series for kids
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Melissa Malone loved scary movies when she was growing up. But back then there weren’t many movies in the horror genre accessible to kids. Now, she’s helping to widen the offerings with “Or So the ...