Councilman Chico makes a difference
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Ward B Councilman Khemraji Chico Ramchal, I have to say the Westside is definitely moving forward in the right direction. There is not a day that goes by that C...
Veteran cemetery warning
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Dear Editor: There is no such thing as buying a veteran plot. This is a sales strategy used by some civilian cemeteries to attract veterans. All veterans’ cemeteries are free for veteran, wife and ...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
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The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline in the distance, and also, a parking l...
‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’
Tribute in firehouse honors first responder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who d...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Ending the summer with the arts
JCFridays kicks off its fall events on Sept. 5
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
JC Fridays launches into fall with a host of events throughout Jersey City on Sept. 5. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related...
St. John’s
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Dear Editor: Thank you for your report in the Union City Reporter “Historic church to become special needs housing” last week! It is unfortunate that the after school program had to be discontinued...
Pasta and pals
Spaghetti Dinner Block Party returns for ninth year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Hundreds came out to the Hoboken waterfront last week for the 9th Annual Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner Block Party. On an ideal August afternoon, they ate ziti, rigatoni, meatballs, and sausage prepared...
Red Wings look to ‘three-peat’
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After winning the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group I state championship for the second straight year last December, this time in heart-stopping action at Kean University, winning on a touchdown...
STEWART, ROBERT W.
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A funeral service was held Aug. 22 for Robert W. Stewart, 89, of Lodi. He passed away Aug. 18. He was the husband of Barbara; father of Judith Sellers, Donna Lynch Perfetti and John Lynch; grandfat...