Updated with link: Troubled teaching
Hoboken pre-school employees fired after video goes viral
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Five employees of an uptown Hoboken school for young children were fired last week after a video of an employee appearing to handle a child roughly went viral on Facebook. On Wednesday, June 10, a ...
A historic decision?
Divided council approves controversial historic district for the West Side
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite protests of residents who feared they will be displaced, a divided City Council voted 6-3 recently to establish a West Side historic district. This is the first such district outside the do...
‘We’re small but we’re mighty’
Secaucus marching band represents NJ in Memorial Day Parade in DC
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus High School and Middle School Marching Band received a signal honor when they were selected as the only band from New Jersey to perform at the National Memorial Day Parade in Washingto...
Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowadays residents of North Hudson can hardly toss a tomato without hitting a farmers market. New markets have cropped up in Union City and North Bergen, joining existing ones in neighboring commun...
A stroke of genius
Jun 14, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: An open letter to Mayor Zimmer, Commissioner Tooke, and Chief Ferrante: I want to express my appreciation and congratulate you for your approach to the rush hour pedestrian/auto traffi...
Rewriting the zoning book
Proposed changes allow extra height in flood areas, roof decks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
At its upcoming meeting on Wednesday, June 17, the Hoboken City Council is scheduled to vote on the first substantive updates to the city zoning code in several years. Many issues with the code rem...
Fallen police officers honored
Dedication ceremony held at Lt. Robert Grover Park for DiNardo and Santiago
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony attended by Mayor Steven Fulop, local and state elected officials, members of the Jersey City police force, and local community members, the Redstone: The Neighborhood Association (RT...
Only the beginning
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: First off, I would like to thank everyone who has supported me since day one. Unfortunately on June 2, we fell short. I would like to congratulate my opponent, Donald Brown on his vict...
Earthquake relief
Event raises $6K+ for Nepal victims
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The goal was to raise $5,000 for victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Instead the local Secaucus effort managed to raise more than $6,000 at a special dinner held on May 31 at the Recreation Center....
Superhero art show a year in the making
Exhibit features action figures, award-winning student artists
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the visitors to the North Bergen High School student art show this year was a surprise guest: The Hulk. Towering over the other attendees, the bulky green giant was joined by pals SpiderMan, ...