School kids help animal shelter
Dogs were rescued from Edgewater fire, and sometimes, the trash
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The kids were literally trembling with excitement. After all, it’s not every day that Zinfandel comes to Roosevelt School, so June 12 was a major occasion. When lunchtime finally arrived, the stude...
Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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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...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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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...
Thank you for a great afternoon
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Dear Editor: The following is a letter to Peer Advisors, Wallace School Teachers, Mrs. Luz Durando, and Ms. Denise Donnelly. This note comes with a big thank you for serving and sharing with us ref...
Local grid stars shine in All-Star Classic
Burno heads to Nebraska; Shaq spotted in Weehawken
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Oliver Molano was happy to be part of the Phil Simms North-South All-Star Football Classic Monday night, because kids from Weehawken rarely get selected to participate in the game. But the talented...
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Funeral services were held June 26 for Helen Pompliano, 80, of Hoboken. She passed away June 23 after a short illness at The Hoboken University Medical Center. Helen was a life-long Hoboken residen...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
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Elderly pedestrian dies after vehicle collision Eighty-nine-year-old Agnes Acerra died at Jersey City Medical Center on Friday, June 26, after sustaining head trauma and injuries to her lower extre...
The city’s July 4 bash
Independence Day spectacular to be bigger than last year
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On Saturday, for the second year, Jersey City planned to hold its Fourth of July “Freedom & Fireworks Festival,” climaxing with a fireworks display visible from Jersey City and the west side of Man...
Cruising through history
How to take an environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, who has lived in Secaucus for 65 years. He was one of a number of Hudson Co...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
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If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...