Red means ‘go’
More than 600 students participate in 54th graduation ceremony
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The roar of more than 600 students rocked Bruins Stadium on the morning of Wednesday, June 24. A sea of red-clad graduates erupted from their seats, caps flying in the air to celebrate the end of t...
74 seniors move on
Weehawken High School graduates class of 2015
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The 74 graduates of Weehawken High School’s senior class entered the auditorium to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” and a standing ovation from friends, family, and high school faculty on Tue...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowadays residents of North Hudson can hardly toss a tomato without hitting a farmers market. New markets have cropped up in Union City and North Bergen, joining existing ones in neighboring commun...
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Funeral services have been held for Concepcion Pascual, 85, of Hoboken. She passed away peacefully on June 25 at her home surrounded by her family. Concepcion (Connie) was born and raised in the Ph...
Tax, spend, and ticket
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Dear Editor: I thought Mayor Zimmer's fiscal policy of not deploying funds to repair streets littered with potholes was a brilliant way to solve our flooding problem but it was not to be. Federally...
Prep’s Caddle named Reporter Male Athlete of Year
Football, baseball standout becomes third Marauder to earn honor
by Jim Hague
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The comparison was almost too easy for words. Here was Corey Caddle , a talented, fast two-sport athlete at St. Peter’s Prep. He was clearly a speed demon, a two-way offensive and defensive juggern...
Out of ‘Focus’
Connors School freed from state monitoring; food service deficit paid off
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education celebrated the exit of one of its three elementary schools from a state-run monitoring program, thanks to consistent improvement in student test scores among other fa...
Rules for public gardens, and wage theft
City to oversee vacant space planting, and stop companies from cheating their workers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City plans to crack down on neighborhood groups that don’t follow the rules when it comes to neighborhood gardens. The city established the Adopt-a-Lot program several years ago in order to ...
Public works bosses convicted of conspiracy, misconduct
‘Following orders’ defense doesn’t pan out
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Two suspended North Bergen Department of Public Works supervisors were convicted last week of conspiracy, official misconduct, and other charges. They allegedly assigned municipal employees to work...