When life gave her lemons
3-year-old Lea Mohally sells lemonade to raise funds for cancer research
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nathalie Masse talks to her daughter Lea Mohally in French, Lea replies in English. For a 3-and-a-half-year-old girl, Lea is well on her way to becoming bilingual. This is more than just a tes...
A hands-on lesson in civics
Students view county government from the inside
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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, ...
Keeping it historic
Old warehouse will become jewel of arts district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Murphy walked through the old Butler Warehouse on Warren Street as if he intended to move there when it was complete, or like a proud father showing off his first-born child. The Butler War...
Freak accidents changed his life
Bayonne psychologist tours Hudson County schools with message of hope
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Joel Núñez knows what it is like to think that life is set against him. A psychologist now, Nunez grew up in Jersey City and had many of the same aspirations that urban kids today have, dreamin...
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 | 2 2 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...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested in connection with two bank robberies Richard Wandell, 47, of Jersey City, was arrested on Wednesday without incident and charged with allegedly robbing two banks. The Jersey City Poli...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
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Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
A dream come true
Fisher Development breaks ground on first of two high rises near Liberty Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
On perhaps the last chilly morning of early spring, public officials gathered at the foot of Park Avenue near Liberty Harbor to break ground on the first of two 44-story residential towers. For dev...
A lesson against lying
Not just for kids, ‘Pinocchio’ comes to new Jersey City Theater Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“Pinocchio” is the well-known children’s fable in which a puppet’s nose grows longer whenever he is stressed or tells a lie. The fable will be performed locally for area residents by Puppetworks, a...
Get ready for the runway
Jersey City Fashion Week auditions start in May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Fashion Week is a program is designed to highlight fashion and local Jersey City businesses and to give back to the community. In preparation for the week of events this fall, Desha Jac...