A century of memories
Josephine Loricchio honored for her 100th birthday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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With cold rain and high winds predicted for the City Council meeting on Feb. 24, few but the bravest souls were expected to make their way to City Hall, even to celebrate a monumental event like a ...
BELLAMY, PASTOR REGINALD L.
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A funeral service was held Feb. 23 at Collingwood Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tinton Falls, for Rev. Reginald L. Bellamy, 56, of Jersey City. He passed away Feb 14. He was born in Jacksonvil...
Helping women live longer
5k walk/run to raise awareness about ovarian cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ovarian cancer is hard to detect. It picks and chooses its victims at random, often without warning or predisposition. It is a particularly deadly cancer, especially when discovered in the late sta...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
How to beat cancer
Survivor becomes awareness advocate
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorectal cancer is a stealthy assassin. The very name makes people uncomfortable, and because people are reluctant to talk about it – much less undergo screenings and tests even when they are mos...
Mayor asks Obama to intervene on federal flood $$$
Council meeting also sees disagreements over firehouse payments
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When Mayor Michael Gonnelli drafted a letter expressing his frustration and disappointment with delays, setbacks, and missteps related to the federal Rebuild by Design (RBD) flood remediation progr...
GIGANTE, DOMENICO
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A funeral mass was offered on Feb. 22 at Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church in Fairview for Domenico Gigante, 83, of Hoboken, formerly Fairview. He passed Feb. 19, at Hackensack University Hospital, sur...
A crowning achievement
O’Dea to lead St. Patrick’s Day parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jersey City didn’t always have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Legendary Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, who ruled over Hudson County and beyond until the late 1940s, strongly believed in Americanizatio...
SCOREBOARD
A historic first for SDA track: A state title
Blue Devils capture NJSIAA Non-Public B crown, first-ever for school
by Jim Hague
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The track and field program at St. Dominic Academy is nothing short of historic. One walk through the school’s main lobby and there’s a museum-like feel with all the trophies and plaques that adorn...
Homeless? Call 1-800-624-0287
After some confusion, county offices told to keep hotline number handy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
After questions from the Hudson Reporter staff two weeks ago, Hudson County Administrator Abe Antun has notified all county offices that they are required to keep a countywide homeless hotline numb...