Tuesday's street parking and snow removal
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The decision to implement alternate side of the street parking regulations on Tuesday, Feb 4th for plowing purposes, following a snow storm that didn't end until late in the afternoon ...
Four men take entire North Bergen family hostage at 4 a.m.
In case of mistaken identity, ask father where drugs are; assailants at large
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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At a little before five a.m. on Jan. 23, four men pried open the sliding glass door of a private residence and took a family hostage on Newkirk Street in North Bergen. Demanding money and drugs, th...
Costantino remembered
‘It was a privilege to know him’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas F. Costantino, who filled several volunteer positions locally and was a dedicated public servant, passed away on Jan. 28. “I went into my dad’s wake thinking it was going to be the worst d...
Weehawken artist recognized by a major organization
Among 83 new members inducted into The National Association of Women Artists
by Sherry Karabin
Reporter Correspondent
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She spends her days teaching art to elementary and high school students. But when Weehawken resident Janet Tsakis leaves the classroom, it’s time for her creative juices to flow, using her talent t...
Students teaching students
Peer leaders serve as mentors to incoming sophomores
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I remember we had a freshman once,” said Union City High School history teacher George Morales, recalling a particularly difficult former student. “Everything was ‘F this, I’m gonna punch you in t...
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Funeral services took place Feb. 6 for Carl Raparelli, 85, of Little Egg Harbor. He passed away peacefully Feb. 2 at Galloway Health Center, Galloway Township. Born at home in Union City to Domenic...
Frank talk about coyotes
They’re still howling in the woods of North Bergen
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Several weeks ago the Hudson Reporter ran an article about coyotes in Hudson County. Coyotes had been sighted in North Bergen, and the Housing Authority (NBHA) sent out a notice urging resident to ...
How Dawn Zimmer came forward
A look at how Hoboken mayor’s accusations unfolded against Gov. Christie
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
It was back on Sept. 18 that the Wall Street Journal wrote an article saying, “No one denies that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey triggered massive traffic jams when it shifted local ...
Salt in the wound?
Costs skyrocket for county salt
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The county has had to buy more salt for county roads than anticipated in their budget, so they will have to find or transfer more funding to cover it. With record levels of snowfall so far this yea...
Weehawken’s boys enjoy dramatic turnaround, thanks to mysterious newcomer
Coach McNish earns his 300th victory with the Indians
by Jim Hague
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The high school basketball season was slipping away from the Indians of Weehawken High School. Veteran coach Jake McNish was stuck with a major dilemma, as his team faced the crossroads of the seas...