Veterans can get VA healthcare closer to home
CarePoint hospitals in Hudson County will provide services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the day World War II ended 80 years ago, soldiers returning to Hudson County have had to go to a Veterans Administration hospital in East Orange to get officially-sanctioned healthcare. ...
Netting more experience
High Tech badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for the students and Badminton Club members at High Tech High School – a countywide public school -- last month, when they were visited by the USA and Tha...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Irish eyes are….what?
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Dear Editor: We all know that the St. Patty's day parade is dangerous. My goodness, all those police officers and firemen, playing the bagpipes, standing straight and proud. That is just a travesty...
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Funeral services took place Feb. 20 for Victor M. Petrella , 93, of Guttenberg. He passed away Feb. 18. He was the head custodian for the West New York Board of Education and also served in the US ...
Golden Door Charter School Helps Community FoodBank
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Students from the Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City recently completed the second phase of their food drive by visiting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. They volunteered their time to ...
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 23 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Anthony Picinich, 81, of Hoboken. He passed away surrounded by his family on Feb. 19 at Hoboken University Medical Center. ...
Remembering Vincent Ascolese: HHS Sports Hall of Fame Dinner of Years Past
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Dear Editor: Recently, legendary North Bergen football Coach Vincent Ascolese passed away. His passing brought to my mind a dinner in 1995. As a tribute, here’s the scene. Hoboken High School has c...
Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...
Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...