Roque pleads ‘not guilty’ to kickback scheme
WNY mayor said he did nothing wrong in latest charges
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Mayor Felix Roque pleaded not guilty on July 27 to state charges that he was involved in a bribery and kickback scheme connected to his medical practice. After the court date was post...
Union City ‘Kid’ to play Weehawken concert
Summer concert series continues on waterfront
by Melissa Heule
Reporter correspondent
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Susan Scherman will lead The Robert Lawrence Orchestra in a performance on Aug. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hamilton Park, as part of Weehawken’s free Summer Concert Series overlooking the New York skyli...
‘I personally like a challenge’
A 10-year-old’s account of taking the PARCC test
by Dallas Hannon
Kid reporter
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Many parents and students were worried for the PARCC test this year. What is the PARCC might you ask? Well the PARCC (pronounced park) is the latest state test given to children who are in third gr...
NHRFR promotes five officers
Shows off new equipment
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue (NHRFR) promoted five fire officers and unveiled new equipment last week, adding to its fleet of fire protection apparatus. The five veteran firefighters promo...
BRIEFS
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Union City assists fire victims Fifteen families were displaced by a five-alarm fire on Sunday July 26 at 10th Street and Central Avenue in Union City. The fire damaged four multi-family structures...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
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Menendez bids for dismissal of federal charges Lawyers for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D – NJ) have accused federal prosecutors and FBI agents of lying to win a corruption indictment against him thi...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...