A hands-on lesson in civics
Students view county government from the inside
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Christina Skop did her best to keep order as chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during this year’s Student Government Day on April 2. But like her counterpart in the adult version, ...
Sacco-backed candidates win NB school race
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Twelve people ran this year for three available seats on the North Bergen school board. When the dust settled and the votes were counted, the three candidates in the “Our Children First 2015” team ...
Bria Skonberg and Tony DeSare headline HRPAC’s Annual Benefit Gala
Party is set for the Chart House on Saturday, May 2
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The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center (HRPAC), which produces the very popular Summer Concerts on the Hudson music series at Lincoln Harbor Park and the UBS Atrium Series, both in Weehawken,...
Fire Department and EMS honored for rescue operation on Route 3
Over a dozen agencies collaborated to extricate men trapped in van
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of numerous local and state rescue agencies came together in Secaucus on Feb. 11 to extricate two individuals trapped in their vehicle after heavy cargo from a truck smashed down on the hig...
Mission of mercy
UC resident participates in philanthropic effort
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A team of local physicians, case workers and volunteers recently returned from the Dominican Republic as part Guardians of Healing, a non-profit that embarks on an annual philanthropic trip to the ...
Mudslinging and law enforcement investigations
West New York voters have interesting choices for mayor/commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
In West New York, voters don’t choose a mayor; they choose five part-time commissioners, who then choose a mayor from among themselves. But each ticket usually has a frontrunner. In the May commiss...
Throwing shade on First Street
Street trees among proposed improvements for commercial corridor
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
They aren’t as high profile as the Southwest Park or as complex as the Washington Street redesign, but the pedestrian improvements city contractors have developed for First Street’s busiest corrido...
Protect our children
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Dear Editor: As some of your readers may know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. While highlighting this important issue once a year is a good thing, it is not effective unless its message is ...
NEWKIRK, FRANCES CATHERINE
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A funeral mass took place April 20 at Immaculate Conception Church for Frances Catherine Newkirk, 91, of Secaucus. She passed away April 13. She was the wife of the late Francis Charles Newkirk; mo...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Everything but the kitchen sink A Hoboken man allegedly threw knives and other kitchen utensils from his third floor window at the bouncer of a bar across the street and other passing pedestrians t...