Light up the night
Residents enjoy annual tree lighting, parade, fireworks
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Christmas lights filled Flanagan Way and floats rolled down the street for the town’s annual Holiday Bazaar and tree lighting last Saturday. Residents enjoyed a full day of food, crafts, music, and...
Spreading peace through song
Elementary school students perform for parents
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Beatle John Lennon may be long gone, but his music was alive for two performances by the Robert Fulton Elementary School Choir on Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9. The first performance w...
Correcting some Blimpie sandwich history
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the Hoboken Reporter of December 10, 2016 it is erroneously stated that the first Blimpie in Hoboken was established at 115 Washington St. In fact, Blimpie base #1, as it was known,...
BENNETT, LORRAINE
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Funeral services took place Dec. 16 for Lorraine Bennett of Jersey City. She died peacefully on Dec. 9. Lorraine was born and raised in Jersey City, had the opportunity to live in several regions o...
We’ll be watching you
City revamps its security camera system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
A three-phase, multi-year program will entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system, according to Public Safety Director James Shea, who is seeking approval from the City Council for thre...
SCOREBOARD
Two N.Y. cross country champs hail from Hudson County
Loyola School’s Schumann, Cavanaugh-Gouvea brought running talents to Central Park
by Jim Hague
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The Loyola School is located on 83rd Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan, perched perfectly near Central Park and New York’s famed “Museum Mile.” For the last 44 years, Loyola School has been the o...
Memories of Ol’ Blue Eyes
Locals share stories on Sinatra’s 101st birthday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, Dec. 12, one of Hoboken’s most famous former residents would have turned 101: Legendary crooner Frank “Ol’ Blue Eyes” Sinatra. To commemorate the special day, City Clerk James Farina, a ...
SPINA, ELISA
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A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 16 at St. Aedan's Church for Elisa Spina, 91, of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Dec. 11. Born in Italy, Elisa c...
Celebrating Sinatra
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Dear Editor: Celebrating Sinatra at 101 my annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra's birthday, December 12th, continues. His legions of fans include Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, big band ...
Sanctuary City
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Dear Editor: Cities throughout the country had declared themselves as "sanctuaries" for undocumented immigrants. While there is no exact description of a "Sanctuary City," it generally means that t...