Senior service
New program targets substance abuse and other risks to the elderly
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and sex: they’re not just topics of concern to young people. The six-week Senior WISE program is bringing education and awareness on these subjects and others to the reside...
SCOREBOARD
Innis takes over as head of Prep wrestling team
by Jim Hague
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Brian Innis had an inkling that the inevitable was going to happen, that long-time St. Peter’s Prep head wrestling coach Anthony Verdi was going to step aside because of family commitments. “I knew...
CONGILOSE, DR. PHILIP J. SR.
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church for Dr. Philip J. Congilose Sr., 81, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Jan. 6. He was the husband of Delphine C...
Public is invited to Dr. King tribute
Beth El Temple honors civil rights leader
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than a week before his assassination in April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Metropolitan AME Church in Jersey City about his vision of an America where all people were treated...
Resolutions for the new year
Physical fitness, improved relationships top list
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
While 2015 was good for Jonathan Perez, 30, of North Bergen in terms of health and work, he said 2016 would be even better if he achieves his New Year’s resolution: Starting a family. While some re...
TASTY TIDBITS
North Bergen girls’ hoop group off to solid start
Fitzpatrick wins national title with Crimson Tide; top fives
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dan Reardon is officially the granddaddy of all Hudson County girls’ basketball coaches. The North Bergen head coach is currently in the 29th year of his coaching career and Reardon collected the 4...
Charles & Company building is filling up
From an empty lot to a hip address, mingling old and new
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Slightly over two years ago, the property on Montgomery Street across from City Hall was little more than a vacant lot, one of a number of unsightly reminders of a time when downtown and the waterf...
DiLELLA, MICHELE
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Jan. 12 at St. Anthony R.C. Church, Union City, for Michele DiLella, 92, of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 7. He was born in Hoboken, lived in Italy as a young man retur...
Get involved and protect
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Jersey City Reporter 12/11 article, “Battle for Liberty State Park continues” with its biased sub-headline that the “plan would help LSP and other parks get out of debt” unfairly q...
Help your heart in 2016
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s that time again when we tend to hear discussions about New Year’s resolutions. Eating healthier, going to the gym, cutting back on sweets. Resolutions are passionately set, but as...