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Memorial, SDA earn county indoor track titles
County hoop finals to UC; state playoff glance
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Veteran St. Dominic Academy track and field coach John Nagel doesn’t usually like to have his distance runners compete in three events in the same meet, but he made an exception to the rule with ta...
More than lost and found
Ferry boat captain returns lost items personally
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When he and his staff clean up the ferry boat at the end of the day, Capt. Mike Muia, a 15-year veteran of New York Waterways, usually finds things that people leave behind. Generally, staff that w...
Our most heartfelt thanks
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Dear Editor: On January 12, 2014 my family and I suffered the sad and untimely passing of one of the most caring people in the world, my wife, Elaine “Lainy” Flood. The suddenness of her death left...
A letter of thanks from Mayor Gonnelli
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Dear Editor: The Town Council and I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the following sponsors who made Secaucus Winter Blast a success: All American Ford, Anheuser-Busch, Brooklyn Bre...
Deflating the governor
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Dear Editor: I was always of the belief that some people get into politics for all the right reasons. Some want to help their community, some may want to right certain wrongs and some just want to ...
Thank you Hudson County for sending 2,202 gifts to children
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Dear Editor: I’m writing to thank Hudson County residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas. Through their efforts, we were able to collect mo...
Documentary to examine stereotypes of Italian-Americans
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New Jersey filmmaker Frank Gigante and Enrico Muzzi are teaming up to film “The Other Side,” an independent project produced by Gigante’s company My Way Produzioni. The film examines racial stereot...
A successful sci-fi author and his ‘Chum’
Hudson County writer returns with quarter-life crisis novel
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“Chum,” the new novel by Jersey City native and current Hoboken resident Jeff Somers, is in many ways just another step in what the author described last week as “a mobius strip of a career.” Writt...
ZAMPELLA, FRANCES
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 15 St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church for Frances Zampella of New Hope, Pa., formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 9. Born in New York, she moved to Sicily at age...
CVS Caremark pulling tobacco products - a public health game-changer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For the past 30 years, I've fought for lung health with the American Lung Association. Our organization has been a leader in the battle against tobacco, which is the leading cause of p...