Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
WNY shows off two new ambulances
High-tech vehicles expand coverage and enable quicker care
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
To replace two ambulances, one that was obsolete and another that was destroyed in an accident while responding to a call in 2013, West New York has unveiled two new high-tech ambulances which will...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
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Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent e-book by Hoboken-based children’s author Daniel Errico is making waves online for its unconventional ending—the story features a prototypical dashing knight who decides to live happily ev...
Coldwell Banker Homes announces grand opening
Luxurious 15-unit condo complex in Union City open for occupancy
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Coldwell Banker New Homes, one of the nation’s largest award-winning residential brokerage firms, a new15-unit boutique condo complex at 140 36th St. in Union City will host its grand ...
BRIEFS
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Construction company pleads guilty to rigging bids to get more than $70K in federal tax dollars through City Hall in Union City UNION CITY -- According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney Gen...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
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Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...
First graders learn about politics and war
St. Augustine students learn by participating in class exercises
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s never too soon to educate kids about the political process and the meaning of Veterans Day. On the Monday before each occasion, substitute teacher Isabella Fasciano taught 1st graders at Union...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...