From brooms to brushes
North Bergen janitor becomes star painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Sundholm was a man on a mission. In the kitchen of his co-op overlooking Braddock Park in North Bergen, he leaned over the blank paper on his naked canvas, smoothly etching it with slightly ...
Snow day
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
A snowstorm started early Thursday morning and dumped more than 8 inches on Hudson County before stopping around noon. The Hoboken public schools were closed for the day, but bravely reopened at th...
‘Thank you for catching the bad guys’
Secaucus students write letters to local police
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, a second grader at the Huber Street School wrote to Police Det. Aniello Schaffer,“How does it feel being a cop? Is the head of the Police Department nice to you? You must be the best in...
O'CONNOR, PATRICK
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A funeral service took place Feb. 9 for Patrick O'Connor, 38. He passed away Feb. 6 at home. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Jersey City until moving to Forked River three years ago. Patrick had w...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
Zimmer, Trump, and the future of flood control
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Our mayor has a fondness for the Rebuild By Design program which I agree, if implemented, represents Hoboken’s best opportunity to safeguard ourselves against future weather disasters....
A place for homeless veterans
American Legion needs to raise $1.2M for new five-story post
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
In April, there will be an empty space at 308 Second St. where American Legion Post 107 now stands. It’s not disbanding, but rather expanding after demolition. Their new building will contain five ...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
Everybody’s a star
Artistic characters come out for annual Snowball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2017 version of Art House Productions’ annual Snow Ball was a moment to remember. Organizers said the turnout of several hundred people was larger than any previous year. At the event, Christin...
SCOREBOARD
Lincoln gridder Bethea a true hero
But there’s a lesson to be learned, as in everything
by Jim Hague
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the incredible tale of a brave youngster, a rising football player who lived the day to save his family, then made a silly move that almost cost him his life. Jai’el Bethea was out with fri...