‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Please stop the invasion of the parking meters
Dec 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Is the city really going to install hundreds of those ugly, black parking-meter boxes up and down all of our residential streets? Tearing up the sidewalks and probably uprooting some t...
MOCIK, JULIA
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Dec. 1 at SS Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Jersey City, for Julia Mocik, 94, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully on Nov. 26. She w...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
What’s cooking?
Local culinary studio helps needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when Rene Safarova-Gonzalez opened the doors to Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. to kids from the Jersey City Boys and Girls Club, she got the shock of her life. “These were 20 or 30 kids...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
Wanna buy a bridge?
Council to ask feds for funds for infrastructure, flood control
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Speaking at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Mayor Michael Gonnelli described the bridge on Meadowlands Parkway as being in need of $15 million of repairs. “We’re one of only two towns...
Legendary North Bergen coach Ascolese dies
Spent 50 years coaching football at North Bergen, Hoboken; was asst. superintendent
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Vince Ascolese, who guided the North Bergen High School football team for almost 40 years, leading the Bruins to seven NJSIAA championships and 14 Hudson County titles, died Wednesday morning after...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...