Industrial vision?
New redeveloper named for northern border, including area of Christie controversy
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the cloud of controversy hanging over the north end of Hoboken for the last five years or so, the city has moved forward with plans to turn the area into a vibrant part of the city by namin...
A new lease on life
County vo-tech cuts ribbon on new middle school location
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixth graders Luciano and Roquya traveled the hallways of their new school building as if they’d been here all their lives rather than less than two weeks. Lucanio’s brother had gone to school in t...
‘A historic moment’
Esther Suarez sworn in, first Latino and female county prosecutor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let me get this out of the way from the beginning,” said Esther Suarez, newly sworn in as the first Hispanic and first woman prosecutor in Hudson County history. “There is a lot of discussion and ...
Snyder eliminates horrific distinction with big win over Newark West Side
by Jim Hague
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When Ray Marshall took over the moribund Snyder High School football program earlier this year, he knew that he wasn’t inheriting a grid powerhouse. In fact, Marshall knew exactly what he was walki...
‘I believe we need to drive progress in Hoboken’
Sep 27, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My name is Bonnie Murray. Hoboken is very special to me. I met my husband here, we are raising our two children here. Hoboken has given so much to our family, I want to give back to th...
‘This is the other shore’
Annual Veggie Fest becomes popular regional attraction
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’ve gone to the restaurants,” said Secaucus resident Ashwin Patel. “Now they’ve come to us.” He was attending the second annual Veggie Fest, sponsored by the Sadhu Vaswani Center and held on Sat...
Weehawken has new cross country team
Remembering Yogi; football performances and Top Fives
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About a year ago or so, Weehawken High School athletic director Zach Naszimento thought it would be a good idea for the school to initiate some new varsity sports, including cross country and tenni...
30 cases of booze and lots to nibble
Emmy winner Hunter Hayes sings at annual wine tasting night
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The week following Labor Day was a particularly busy one in Secaucus, with Restaurant Night, Dog Day Afternoon, the Veggie Fest, the ICC Carnival, Punt Pass & Kick, the 9/11 memorial, and the Out o...
The belated victims of 9/11
How suicide and cancer are still claiming lives of those who weren’t in the buildings
by Steven Rodas and Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writers
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, victims are still dying – some were emergency responders whose cancer is believed to be related to toxins in the air that day, and others are distr...
Sisters…and rivals
Seven-year-old Jersey City girl competes for national title
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though they’re still very young, Jessy Passantino and her sister Destiny have always been very competitive. “They both have a lot of trophies,” their father Rob Passantino said. “Sometimes the...