Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
SCOREBOARD
Union City shoots for first-ever football state title
by Jim Hague
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City High School football team had a brilliant campaign in 2013, posting a 9-2 record and advancing to the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group V semifinals before falling to eventual sta...
MAYNARD, KENNETH S.
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A funeral service took place Aug. 16 at St. Paul in Bergen Church, Jersey City, for Kenneth S. Maynard, 72. He died Aug. 11 at home in Jersey City. Born in the Bronx, Kenneth lived in Jersey City t...
Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Below is an open thank-you letter from Chief Edelmiro Garcia and PO Daniel Simone III to those who helped put together Hoboken’s National Night Out 2014: Hoboken Police Chief Garcia wo...
Ashamed
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor : The following is a letter to Representative Sires: Dear Representative Sires: The Congress went on vacation for five weeks starting Friday, August 1. The number of very serious proble...
Friends, teammates mourn murdered WNY man
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Kenneth Amparo, who recently turned 22, was stabbed to death on Manhattan Avenue in Jersey City early Sunday morning, the result of an altercation outside a party that apparently had already broken...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Grammy winner Lisa Fischer headlines
Closing concert of free Summer Concerts on Hudson is Aug. 27
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Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014 will present its season closer on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. with Grammy winner Lisa Fischer in her New Jersey debut with her band Grand Baton. Fischer has work...
Power play
Hoboken resident says PSE&G won’t pay for damage its vehicle caused
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The dirty CARFAX report was just the beginning of Jim Parascandola’s troubles. When Parascandola, a 16-year resident of Hoboken, found out last month that his parked car had been hit by a Public Se...