Hoboken honeymooners
Local couple chronicles five-year journey in National Geographic book
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2012, Hoboken residents Anne and Mike Howard set off on a honeymoon that was supposed to last a year. Instead, it has no end in sight. The couple intended to take a year off from their j...
Fresh halls, fresh walls
UC gets a new school building, while WNY gets two
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 407 407 recommendations | email to a friend
Both West New York and Union City held opening celebrations for new schools in their districts Sep. 5. Union City’s Sara Gilmore School, located on Kerrigan Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets, is...
Remembering 9/11
People gather at waterfront to pay tribute to victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year, when people gather at the Jersey City memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, something is slightly different. Some years, it’s the weather; other years, it’...
Lunch on the Hudson
Local seniors treated to a cruise, courtesy of the county
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Weehawken and Hoboken seniors were treated to a lunch time cruise on the Hudson River last month, sponsored by County Executive Thomas A. DeGise and the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. A DJ pla...
School board ruling announced
Ethics Commission finds no violations of School Ethics Act
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
During last week’s Board of Education meeting, Board President Thomas Kluepfel announced that he and other board members were exonerated on ethics charges brought against them last year regarding f...
1915 newspaper found in wall
School renovation reveals 102-year-old artifact
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes, old news is good news. Construction workers who were renovating the old Harry L. Bain Elementary School in West New York found an unusual artifact in a wall – a September, 1915 edition o...
Sixteen years later
North Bergen commemorates 9/11 anniversary at Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen and Hudson County officials and residents marked 16 years since the 9/11 terrorists attacks at a remembrance ceremony on Monday at 9 a.m. at James J. Braddock Park. Various officials s...
Jen Giattino is the mayor Hoboken deserves
Sep 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear friends and neighbors I am proud to endorse City Council President Jen Giattino to be our next Mayor of Hoboken and her council slate comprising of Zoning Board Chair Jim Aibel and long-time H...
A remembrance of horror
WNY residents gather for 9/11 memorial
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
For Rep. Albio Sires, the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the death of four residents from West New York that day are still stinging memories. Sires was mayor of West New York when he learned that Mic...
Weehawken gets off on positive note for new coach DeStefano
by Jim Hague
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nick DeStefano left Bogota to become the new head football coach and athletic director at Weehawken High School in June, he didn’t know what to expect. There was some talk that Weehawken might...