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He’s a magic man
West New York resident makes smiles appear
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time he was a 9-year-old boy in Vieques, a small island off Puerto Rico where he lived with his parents, brother, and two sisters, Eric Lindsey knew he was “born to make people smile.” His...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Free concert
The Django Festival All-Stars to swing on the Hudson
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer Concerts on the Hudson will present the internationally-acclaimed Django Festival All-Stars, carrying on the legacy of legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, on Wednesday, July 30. Toge...
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Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Potential strike looms at four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen Workers at four area nursing homes held a press conference on July 23 at Journal Square in Jersey City to announce a potential stri...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
Thanks and Yanks!
WNY student given award for generosity on field trip
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 1, Det. Hilenne Chemas and members of the West New York Police Department took 300 middle school students on a field trip to Yankee Stadium. All students attending received an official Yank...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...

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Two women to lead WNY Lions Club
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

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