Bite out of crime
Kids learn forensics, safety via ‘Cookie with a Cop’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents living nearby North Bergen’s Kennedy Branch Library at 21st Street may have overheard a heated battle on Friday, May 29. From the loudspeakers of two police cars emerged young voices sayi...
‘Freedom is coming’
Union City celebrates Cuban Independence Day
by Zachary Ozeal
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 07, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s Cuban flair is expressed in the town’s food, culture, and people. It was all on display on Wednesday, May 20, Cuban Independence Day, at International Park at Palisade Avenue and 38th ...
The truth about cats and dogs?
Activist group slams animal control practices, says $310K can be better used
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of local residents is looking to completely overhaul the way North Hudson towns handle animal control. The Union City Feral Cat Committee (UCFCC) has posted a 23-page report on their websit...
MEZZINA, VINCENZO
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 4 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Vincenzo Mezzina, 96, of Hoboken. He passed away May 31 in Hackensack. Predeceased by his wife, Maddalenain 2011, and a brot...
Launching bottle rockets
Sixth graders get taste of engineering
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Tuesday, over 300 students from all 11 sixth grade classes at public, private, and charter schools in Hoboken gathered at the Canavan Arena on the Stevens Institute of Technology campus f...
City Hall hates this Hollywood ending
Judge says nonprofit ‘Friends’ group can keep running historic Loew’s theater
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
A nonprofit group -- and not a city-picked private company -- will continue to run the historic Landmark Loew’s Theater in Journal Square, a judge ruled on May 29. While City Hall is concerned that...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
The truth about cats and dogs?
Activist group slams animal control practices, says $310K can be better used
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of local residents is looking to completely overhaul the way North Hudson towns handle animal control. The Union City Feral Cat Committee (UCFCC) has posted a 23-page report on their websit...
MINGOLO, MARY ANN
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 3 at St. Ann’s Church for Mary Ann Mingolo, 100. She passed away peacefully May 29 at her home in Hoboken surrounded by her family. Aside from being a life-long resi...