Person of distinction
Resident honored with two awards for community efforts
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Melissa Pettignano of Secaucus wears a lot of hats, describing herself as an “author, entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and professional music artist.” Now she can add another feather to her cap...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Hit-and-run aftermath
Boy suffers brain injury; older brother in a coma after Kennedy Blvd. accident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
It was supposed to be a pleasant family night out. It ended with two brothers in the hospital – one with his leg amputated and the other in a coma following brain surgery. The two Union City siblin...
$6.2M house sells in Weehawken
Historic mansion was most expensive sale in county history
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
At the turn of the nineteenth century, Weehawken’s wooded bluffs were home to a secluded ledge accessible only via the Hudson River, where gentlemanly duels continued long after they had become ill...
Seeking descendants
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
There are alternatives to the ‘rolling reassessment’
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a concerned long-time homeowner in Hoboken, I’ve been researching alternatives to what is happening in our city with the proposed reassessment following our recent reval. While I do...
Seeking descendants
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the last two years I have been trying to trace descendants of my great Uncle John Hamilton and his wife Barbara Banks. They immigrated to New York in 1867 and had two children ther...
SERPICO, JOHN
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Nov. 17 at Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City for John Serpico, 88, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 13. He was born in Jersey City and lived throughout Hudson...
SPINO, JOSEPH C.
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Nov. 21 at St. Aloysius Church for Joseph C. Spino of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 14. He owned and operated Neighborhood Garage. He was most known for fine-tuning high ...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...