Learning about zika
North Bergen library hosts seminar on virus dangerous for pregnant women
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The zika virus, which is spread by mosquitos, sexual contact, or fluids like breast milk, can prove dangerous to a pregnant woman’s unborn fetus. While officials have not reported any local cases y...
Gala to benefit Hoboken public schools
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Dear Editor: I write to advise you and the Hoboken community of the Hoboken Public Education Foundation, which I helped form late last year. The Hoboken Public Education Foundation is a not-for-pro...
School board narrowly adopts $69.7M budget
Near 4 percent increase means average tax bill rise of $51 per year
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s school board voted 6-3 last week to approve a $69.7 million budget with a 3.6 percent increase in tax levy after a public hearing on Tuesday, May 3. Less than a dozen members of the publi...
Students sing for the Earth
Clarendon and Huber Street kids perform Arbor Day show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Huber Street second grade students sang Arbor Day songs with lyrics, “We are all made of stars, we’re all made of trees,” after the Clarendon School band greeted visitors and parents with the Star ...
JACOBELLI, GINO WILLIAM
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A funeral mass was offered May 7 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Gino William Jacobelli, 75, of Hoboken. He passed away May 3 surrounded by his family. Born and raised in the South Bronx unt...
Daniel, my hero
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Dear Editor: My childhood hero recently passed away due to pancreatic cancer. His name was Daniel Fitzgibbons and he was my older brother by 18 months. He died just short of his 61st birthday. He w...
‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
SCOREBOARD
Two champions crowned at Penn Relays
McNair Academic boys, North Bergen girls bring home plaques from Penn
by Jim Hague
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia is clearly the storied, the most prestigious and the most historic track and field event in United States history. Other than competing in...
Unnecessary battle?
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Dear Editor: In the 3/27 edition of The Hoboken Reporter an article appeared regarding the squabble between Dawn Zimmer and Jersey City Councilwoman Osborne regarding racks for bike share bicycles....
A home for our past
Hoboken museum sets sights on archival space as 30th anniversary nears
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the city’s history stored? Although Hoboken Historical Museum organizers asked that the details remain hidden, it’s stored in an innocuous storage room in a Shipyard building in the north ...