‘Promise and excitement’ ahead for Hudson
DeGise talks about county successes and plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise told the Board of Freeholders on March 10 in his 2016 State of the County address that he sees “promise and excitement” for the future. Coming up, residents will ...
Still working it out
Health care in Hudson County is a work in progress
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The high hopes associated with the start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” have yet to fully pan out the way many local health care operators had expected. Over the last year,...
O’BRIEN, LOIS WILTSE
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A memorial service was held on Sunday, Feb. 28 at Grove Reformed Church in North Bergen, for Lois Wiltse O’Brien, 73, of Weehawken. She passed away Feb. 16. Born in Watertown, N.Y., Lois was the da...
City and school budgets likely to increase
Public can give suggestions, comments at upcoming hearings
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers in the mile-square city are set to pay more in city and public school taxes under proposed budgets that were separately introduced this past week. The increases are in line with a trend H...
PACZKOWSKI, JOSEPH
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A funeral mass took place Feb. 26 in Our Lady of Czestochowa R. C. Church, Jersey City, for Joseph Paczkowski, formerly of Jersey City. He died on Feb. 19 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. H...
TASTY TIDBITS
Former Hudson Catholic great Barrino lands with San Diego
Sad tale of former Prep standout Hill probably over for good
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Five years ago, when Nassir Barrino decided that he wanted to attend Hudson Catholic from his native Newark, leaving his childhood friends behind, Barrino did so with one thing in mind. Heading to ...
Who’s to blame?
Play raises issues about senseless gun violence
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After growing up in Jersey City, Crystal Nuchurch knows how to relate to the main character in the play “When All is Lost.” The story begins when a mother’s favorite teenage son is shot to death in...
Ode to a book store
Symposia, love, and strangers
by E. Merwin
Reporter Correspondent
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Walk through Hoboken on a weekend night and feel its pulse on Washington Street, where restaurants and sports bars are teeming with patrons. If you’re a book lover, you can make your way toward Fif...
‘Capturing the human condition’
16-year-old Gutt resident gains rep as street photographer
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
High Tech High School junior Jose Flores had just gotten out of school on Wednesday, March 9 when he saw smoke rising in the distance and hurried over with a friend to check out what was going on. ...
She brightens the world
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Dear Editor: Just a big thank you to my dear friend Laura Maimone. We met through our Weehawken Senior Club, of which I am the president. Laura lives a few doors down from our Senior Center so she ...