Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
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 | 57 57 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...
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 | 59 59 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...
Affordable health coverage in Hudson County – time is running out
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Dear Editor: What’s in your wallet that you value most? A health insurance card, along with the security and peace of mind that quality, affordable coverage brings with it, should be near the top o...
Lucky to have Mayor Roque
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Dear Editor: My name is Beatrice Oliveti. I was born and raised in West New York. My father was the late Commissioner Joseph P. Oliveti, who was elected with the Focus 71 team of commissioners year...
WALSH, PETER J.
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A mass of Christian burial was held Feb. 10 at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Jersey City, for Peter J. Walsh, 60, of Holmdel. He passed away surrounded by his family on Feb. 7 at Memorial Sloan K...
Ultimate good nature
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Dear Editor: I am writing to commend the firefighters who arrived at my house very very early Thursday morning when all the smoke alarms were all going off. I have 3 children and was so worried. I ...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
It’s Hammer time
North Bergen senior steps up in final season
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Icies Hammer knew that it was going to be her final season of basketball at North Bergen High School. With the encouragement of her head coach, Dan Reardon , Hammer realized it was time to – pardon...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Saint Dominic Academy Students recognized for achievement Four students from St. Dominic Academy earned distinctions recently in arts and academics. Grace Patrick, a freshman from Jersey City, was ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Warm up your green thumbs at a Hoboken Garden Club workshop To inspire gardeners during these winter days, the Hoboken Garden Club (HGC) will present a Houseplant Workshop on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the...