weehawken news

WWII vet, 88, to lead parade on Monday
Weehawken’s Irizarry will honors his fellow Seabees
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Until recently, Weehawken Navy veteran Ralph Irizarry, 88, expected that on Memorial Day he’d stay home with his family or head to a local cemetery to put a flag on an unknown soldier’s grave. Neve...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Palisades Medical Center honored for care of heart failure and stroke The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognized Palisades Medical Center (PMC) in North Bergen with ...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where stray animals go in your town, and where to adopt
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have even started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give th...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Too close for comfort
New Hudson Theatre Works play confronts banality of evil
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the short plays that make up Neil LaBute’s tragic trilogy “Bash,” a young college couple separately recall a big night out on the town in New York City. Before long, the familiar recitati...
Best places to take your dog
Hudson County locales to run, romp, and sniff
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Owning a dog, some may say, is similar to having a child. Except children are allowed to go everywhere their parents take them, for better or worse. Trying to find activities that are “dog friendly...
So you thought elections were crazy in your city?
Candidates in WNY, NB mayoral races own homes in other towns
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Residency has been a hot topic in the current election cycle, with candidates in both North Bergen and West New York having their eligibility questioned due to owning property (and possibly a home)...

past weeks news

Kids lead the way
Peer group will present check to Special Olympics
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent