Part of suicide missions in WWII
Local man from ‘Devil’s Brigade’ gets Congressional Gold Medal
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The enemy gave them the name “The Devil’s Brigade.” They were an elite commando force launched with 1,800 volunteers who took on the most dangerous suicide missions in World War II. In their 251 da...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
Going green in West New York
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Eugene Salvatore, 79, of Secaucus. He passed away Feb. 6. He was the husband of Helen Salvatore; father of Toni Ann an...
Assemblyman Garcia has been very busy
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Dear Editor: The New Year started on a bright note. My staff and I have been busy over the past six weeks hosting a variety of events and planning new ones designed to help residents of all ages in...
‘Living Hoboken’ exhibit opens
Photos present a unique view of a bustling urban landscape
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Right Angle Custom Framing presents ‘Living Hoboken,’ an exhibit of images by local photographer Joe Epstein, at their uptown location, 1108 Washington St., Hoboken. The exhibit of photographs capt...
Lincoln sends to grid standouts off to college
Fine performances at HCTCA indoor track meet; hoop observations
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When Lincoln High School held a ceremony to honor its two football standouts who signed national letters of intent last week, head coach Robert Hampton called the day “historic.” After all, it had ...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Informed sources said last week that Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez will be named as the new Hudson County prosecutor as part of a compromise agreement, provided Gov. Christopher Christie signs...
Painting psychology
Library hosts exhibit by artist/therapist
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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For Rafael Collazo, who has an exhibit of paintings at the Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center this month, art is a hobby. But it is also, in a very different sense, a profession. ...