Watching the river flow
Song recalls couple’s 90-year love affair with Hudson River
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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At age 85, Catherine Portman-Laux decided to write a song. But not just any song. As a self-proclaimed “river rat” and lifelong lover of the waterways, she opted two years ago to make her first com...
Safety first, development next
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Dear Editor: I am concerned about the safety in our area by the Shop Rite. I thought it might be of interest to the Hoboken Reporter to post and/or look into this. Recently a tractor-trailer that g...
Prep basketball team moves on after exodus
New coach Mirabel knows the challenges of basically new team
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Alex Mirabel knew exactly what he was getting into, when he decided to take over the ravaged St. Peter’s Prep basketball team. The 31-year-old Mirabel, the former assistant coach at Prep, was eleva...
Homeless population is much bigger than officials thought
Freeholders to do independent survey, and seek solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Information collected from local homeless shelters and programs shows that Hudson County’s homeless population may be much higher than what was determined in a survey conducted this past January. T...
Hudson Place Realty joins Leverage Global Partners
Now part of fastest-growing real estate brokerage network in the world
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F. Ron Smith, president of Leverage Global Partners , recently welcomed Hudson Place Realty as the network’s exclusive member in Hoboken . A unique alignment of the most prestigious independent rea...
PATH changes are bad idea
Local officials react to possible cut of service, other recommendations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After vetoing legislation that would have started the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on the road to reform, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Christopher Christie issued recommendations that ha...
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A funeral mass was performed Dec. 26 at St. John the Baptist Church for Madeline V. Tomaszewski, 85, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away Dec. 21. She worked at both Tippy’s II in No...
Saint Peter's Prep Honor Roll - Secaucus Residents
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James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following Secaucus residents have attained honor roll status for the first marking period of 2014-2015...
Our diet is more deadly than gun violence
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Dear Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is sti...
Commuters are hogging all the parking spaces
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Dear Editor: I just sent a letter to the Parking Authority of Weehawken. We have an issue here with people dumping their cars and jumping on the bus and then having no parking for the local residen...