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Upgrading the fleet
WNY gets new police cars from project fees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
About two years ago, then-West New York Police Director Michael Indri came up with an idea about how the city could modernize its aging fleet of police vehicles without saddling taxpayers with addi...
A bicycle of their own
CarePoint teams up with Emerald Financial and Walmart to give bikes to needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Most kids, rich or poor, city or suburb, want a bicycle of their own. Bicycle enthusiast groups say kids get their first taste of real independence when they get their own bike. Owning a bike also ...
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Hudson Reporter wins eight awards in statewide contest
by Reporter Staff
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won eight awards in the competitive statewide annual Better Newspaper Contest run by the New Jersey Press Association. The we...
The secret story of ‘Polka Dot’
Popular local children’s entertainer went from reporting about them to becoming one
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most popular local children’s entertainers ended up in his career nearly by happenstance. “Polka Dot,” otherwise known as Ron Albanese, can be seen donning outrageous costumes and polka-...
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Broadway star headlines HRPAC benefit concert The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) will host its annual benefit gala at the Chart House Restaurant on Saturday, April 26 at 6 p...
Lights! Cameras! Legislate!
Memorial students film documentary on assemblyman
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Instead of working in the classroom one day last month, eight students from Memorial High School in West New York headed to the State House in Trenton to witness a voting session, discuss legislati...
A sandwich of their own
Blimpie founder talks about struggle as an entrepreneur
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago, Tony Conza, living in Jersey City at the time, and two buddies from Hoboken High School got the idea to go into business. Like many urban kids from North Jersey, they liked going t...
Award-winning UC student researches stem cell work
ROGATE in-depth study has academic and personal benefits
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In order to receive the Gold Satori award, I, Alexandria Suarez, an eighth grade Union City student who participates in the ROGATE program (Resources Offered For Gifted And Talented Education), a p...
Heroine addicts
Breathless fans meet Hunger Games: Catching Fire stars in Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The first arrivals showed up at five in the afternoon to stake out their place in line. The location: Walmart in Secaucus. The occasion: the midnight release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the...
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WNY Cuban Lions Club Health Fair on April 13 The West New York Cuban Lions Club has teamed with Palisades Medical Center to present its annual Community Health Fair. The event, which is free and op...

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by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

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by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

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