Turner ticket wins
Defeated candidates vow to remain active
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Every election has lessons to be learned, even if you happen to win a race that’s largely unopposed. Mayor Richard Turner did run unopposed in the May 13 municipal election, but two of his four Tow...
Remembered for his diversity
Jersey City priest who died on Mt. Hood is credited with bringing diverse communities together
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The Rev. Robert J. Cormier, a Jersey City priest known for his multi-cultural ministry in Hudson County and beyond, was reported having fallen to his death during a climb up Mount Hood in Oregon on...
A new chapter for Hudson Theatre Works
‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ premiered in Weehawken last weekend
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
One year ago, Hudson Theatre Works introduced itself to Hudson County and the surrounding area with a resounding production of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men,” and, in doing so set a high standa...
North Bergen school enrollment surpasses 8,000
After voters reject $44M budget, town must do more with less
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the items on North Bergen Superintendent of Schools George Solter’s wish list is an additional teaching facility in North Bergen to alleviate overcrowding in the existing schools—a trend tha...
The joy of T. Rex
Dinosaur park preps for Memorial Day opening
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The dinosaurs are back. And so are the kids who love them. Field Station: Dinosaurs, the sprawling Secaucus theme park loaded with dozens of life-sized prehistoric critters, kicked off its school t...
Serving the community
High school students provide meal at local shelter; fundraiser coming up
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Dinner on Thursday, April 24 was a special affair at the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) homeless shelter in Union City. That was the night that 13 kids from Memorial High School i...
Phil Cohen, a voice for Hoboken and Jersey City
May 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I first met Phil Cohen on the morning of October 29, 2012 after Sandy had hit Hoboken. It was a cold morning and there was a group of volunteers including CERT members as well as those...
SIROTAK, GARY, R.
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 14 for Gary, R. Sirotak, 64, of Secaucus. He passed away May 10. He was the son of Mildred Sirotak and the late Alexander Sirotak; father of Jennifer Licari and her h...
‘Toxic popcorn’
Stevens Institute does outreach with local students
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty eighth graders from Hoboken Junior-Senior High School visited Stevens Institute of Technology on Monday to take part in programs aimed at recruiting local kids to the university and teaching ...
Almost, but not quite, like life
Puppetworks puts on ‘Cinderella’ in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up in Jersey City Heights, Mike Leach very much lived up to the lyrics of an old nursery rhyme about being a soldier, sailor, tinker, or spy. While dreaming of a possible career in law enfo...