‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
‘First lady of the Secaucus stage’ passes
C.A.S.T. founder Pat DeFerrari will be missed by many
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“I say this very affectionately, and I think she would appreciate it,” said Michael Griffo about his longtime friend and associate, Pat DeFerrari. “She was a tough broad. A force to be reckoned wit...
Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
WNY shows off two new ambulances
High-tech vehicles expand coverage and enable quicker care
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To replace two ambulances, one that was obsolete and another that was destroyed in an accident while responding to a call in 2013, West New York has unveiled two new high-tech ambulances which will...
West New York Fire Department reunion
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Pictured at the annual West New York Fire Department reunion luncheon held at DiPalma’s Restaurant in North Bergen are left to right Retired Captains Jim Dilworth, John Herb and Richard Paczkowski....
PALUMBO, NICHOLAS
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 6 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Nicholas Palumbo, 74. He passed away Dec. 3. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Hoboken for 50 years. He worked many years for...
SCOREBOARD
Marauders finally reach the pinnacle
Win over Paramus Catholic gives Prep its first state title since 2005
by Jim Hague
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For an entire year, Brandon Wimbush thought about what might have been. For a full 365 days, the brilliant St. Peter’s Prep senior quarterback had to wonder what if he didn’t suffer a concussion in...
950 new residents, 1.4 million square feet of office space
Council members seem ready to approve rail yard redevelopment plan, face public questions
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
It was billed as yet another chance for the public to weigh in on the course of development in Hoboken’s southern rail corridor, but the City Council special meeting on the Hoboken Yards Redevelopm...
Honoring a trail blazer
Post office named for Judge Tolentino
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
For public officials and residents of Jersey City, Shirley A. Tolentino wasn’t just another judge. She was a girl from the ‘hood who made it good. For this reason, people far and wide gathered on D...
Music, song, and dance from the Irish Winter Solstice
Free lunchtime concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17
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The UBS Atrium Series will continue on Wednesday, Dec. 17 with a special holiday concert featuring music, song, and dance from the Irish Winter Solstice. The concert will take place in the Atrium, ...