Sisters…and rivals
Seven-year-old Jersey City girl competes for national title
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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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...
St. Anthony football moves forward with new coach Gallo
by Jim Hague
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At the end of the 2014 high school football season, Ed Stinson resigned as the head coach at St. Anthony, ending a two-year stint at the school -- better known for basketball -- for the legendary H...
Re-elect Tim Occhipinti as your 4th Ward council representative
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Dear Editor: Over the last five years I’ve worked vigorously to achieve many of my original campaign goals I made when I was first elected in November 2010 to represent Hoboken’s 4th Ward. That eve...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Officials ask for more light rail stops
Federal transit administrator takes tour of train system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“One quarter mile,” County Executive Tom DeGise told Marilyn Shazor, the regional administrator the Federal Transit Administration (and a Secaucus resident), during a countywide tour of the Hudson ...
A literary scene grows in West New York
Indie bookstore’s open mic night attracting dozens
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
A crowd of sometimes 30 or more literature lovers gathers each week at B&F Books at 6-60th St. in West New York, one of the few independent bookstores in the area, to participate in open mic readin...
A time to reflect
WNY gathered to remember victims of 9/11 attacks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
“It seems like it happened only yesterday,” said Raymond Colbert, seated on a folding chair while waiting for West New York to begin its memorial to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 20...
27 restaurants under one roof
Popular annual dining event returns to the center of town
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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It rained on Sept. 10, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the huge crowd that turned out that night for the fourth annual Secaucus Restaurant Night. Originally held on the street downtown and...
Get the job done
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Dear Editor: I had the honor in 2011 of attending the event at Pier A Park in Hoboken marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. At that time, the city proudly displayed plans for a 9/11 mem...
Lang enjoys great minor league baseball season
Is it Red Wings or Redwings? Gist transfers to St. Anthony
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The hustle and bustle of New Jersey, especially Bergen County traffic at rush hour, is certainly different from the way Michael Lang is living these days in Sioux City, Iowa. “It’s definitely a lif...