Controversial move: School election moved to Nov.
Public loses right to vote on school budget
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The resolution that raised all the ruckus was tucked away on page six out of seven on the agenda for the Secaucus Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22. Finance Committee Resolution R3.9 ...
D’AMICO, SEBASTIAN
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 27 at St. Anne’s Church, Jersey City, for Sebastian “Chips” D’Amico, 82, a long time Jersey City humanitarian. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his fa...
‘Grease’ is the word
Hoboken High School back in big way with spring musical
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no surprise to hear the actors and actresses in “Grease,” the newest musical production of the Hoboken Junior Senior High School Theater Company, say they identify with the characters they pla...
A fun time at the ball
Art House Production hosted ninth annual Snow Ball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
“For me, the highlight of this year’s Snow Ball was to see so many of Art House’s supporters come out to our new location in Journal Square,” said Christine Goodman, executive director of Art House...
50 feet of ‘Alice’
Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic gets reboot in interactive classes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
When the seventh-grade students at Secaucus Middle School walk through the door of their language arts class, they know they’re in for more than just a conventional reading lesson. As they take the...
Braddock Park 2.0
New soccer fields and veterans’ memorial to replace ‘dustbowl’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was planned to be a cute place where overflow soccer people could come in and play. And what it became was kind of a nightmare for the neighborhood.” North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco made thos...
Make the streets safer for everyone
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Adjust the speed limit in Hoboken. The citywide speed limit is 25 MPH. Most people feel that the posted speed limit is a "give or take" suggestion and to exceed that by 5-7 miles per h...
Peer to peer
Local students help others learn ropes of high school
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Quinn Williamson was only 16 when he and his brother, Drew, founded Jersey City Youth Alliance. The two brothers, both of whom did well in school over the years, wanted to help students they saw as...
PALMER, IVETTE
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A funeral service was held Jan. 24 for Ivette Palmer, 48, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 20. She was the manager of the Kate Spade Clothing Store in North Bergen. She was the wife of Michael...
Mountains of mutz
Biancamano, Vito’s win again at 2015 Mutzfest
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Hoboken Mutzfest saw no change in the top prize-winners, with M&P Biancamano winning the people’s choice award for best mozzarella for the third straight year and Vito’s Deli winni...