Targeting sex crimes
PD cracks down on prostitution
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Prostitutes and their patrons had better have second thoughts about using Secaucus as their base of operations. Several months ago, Acting Police Chief John Cerny of the Secaucus P.D. launched an i...
The Saints Go Marching In
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The students of Mother Seton School in Union City from Kindergarten through Eighth grade celebrated Their 15th Annual 'All Saints' Day Parade' on October 31. Instead of dressing in Halloween costum...
Watching the river flow
Song recalls couple’s 90-year love affair with Hudson River
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
At age 85, Catherine Portman-Laux decided to write a song. But not just any song. As a self-proclaimed “river rat” and lifelong lover of the waterways, she opted two years ago to make her first com...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent e-book by Hoboken-based children’s author Daniel Errico is making waves online for its unconventional ending—the story features a prototypical dashing knight who decides to live happily ev...
Step up Mayor Zimmer
Dec 14, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I call on our mayor to finally do the right thing and stand up for our city, Hoboken voters and all the people who ran in the recent Board of Education election! I believe illegal acti...
African American communities are under attack
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Dear Editor: First, I would like to send my condolences to the Eric Garner family. Once again, we saw an injustice in our court of law. I am very disturbed by this and something needs to be done. T...
PIACENTINI, VIRGINIA
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 12 at St John Nepomucene Church, Guttenberg, for Virginia Piacentini, 86, of Marlton, formerly a lifelong resident of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 7. She was re...
Marauders dominate Reporter All-Area Football
Wimbush, Tolentino earn Player honors; Stinson named top coach
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To the victors go the spoils. St. Peter’s Prep, the No. 1 team in New Jersey high school football for 2014, deservedly dominates the 2014 Hudson Reporter All-Area High School Football Team . All to...
Sweeping up in the projects
Public housing being investigated; budget cut
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The new head of Hoboken’s federally subsidized low income housing projects said two weeks ago that the federal government recently sent representatives to help investigate the agency’s past spendin...
Pearl Harbor attacks remembered
Hudson County honors two survivors during ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Some memories stay with people forever: where they were, what they did, and sometimes, how they managed to survive. Sometimes luck played a big role in helping some survive, said veterans of Pearl ...