Jonathon soars
Autistic student with great grades and black belt is on way to High Tech High
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
“A lot of times, people think autistic means ‘suffer,’ but he overcame a lot of that. He didn’t give up,” said the mother of Jonathan Negron, 13, last week. Before Jonathon was born, his mother, Hi...
We’re going to need more shelf space
Hudson Reporter writers, photographers, artists win awards in two statewide contests
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The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently accepted 13 writing, 11 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annua...
New parking meters coming to every street
Will apply to any blocks where there’s permit parking
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Hoboken City Council debated parking regulations at their meeting on Wednesday night, they voted 7-2 to award a $1.5 million contract to a company to place 156 new parking meters at corne...
On the waterfront
North Bergen, Guttenberg residents celebrate new season for park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Residents of North Bergen and Guttenberg enjoyed music, barbecue food, and face painting last Saturday at a ceremony to kick off the season at the waterfront park on the border between the two town...
For adults, kids, and pets
Ribbon cutting held for waterfront gazebo, dog park, playgrounds, nature trail
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Local officials cut the ribbon on Tuesday June 14, for a new waterfront gazebo in Millcreek Point Park. It’s adjacent to a dog park, nature trails, and playground areas. Kids can enjoy a new rock w...
Roadmap to recovery
Hoboken’s low-income housing projects hope to rise above ‘troubled’ status
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The ceiling of the Adams Gardens Community Room began to leak as if on cue during the Hoboken Housing Authority’s (HHA) monthly meeting on June 9, as the board – which oversees Hoboken’s 1,300 unit...
Discovering the art inside herself
Stefania Panepinto has become a fixture in the Powerhouse arts district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Stefania Panepinto took some art classes in high school and college, she didn’t imagine herself becoming an artist. When the idea eventually came to her, she thought she had started too la...
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A funeral mass was celebrated June 16 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Francis X. Bertotti, 93, of Hoboken. He died June 12. Born in Hoboken and a lifelong resident, Mr. Bertotti was a checker o...
Local track stars get their proper recognition
HCTCA Hall of Fame, awards dinner only one of its kind
by Jim Hague
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Denisha Scott Reid resides in Virginia these days, working as a mental health counselor to the youth of her community. With at least 50 of her family members by her side, Scott Reid had a homecomin...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggling to improve on SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...