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From police beat to music beat
Union City cop starts music production business
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Basketball and music kept Carlos Pina out of trouble when he was a kid growing up in the projects of Union City. He and his friends would rap in English and Spanish fusion, an art form that wasn’t ...
‘The application of knowledge’
School superintendent Sanger retires after 41 years as an educator
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Stanley Sanger took over as Union City’s superintendent of schools in July of 2003, he inherited one of the state’s worst performing districts. When he retired this summer, he left behind one ...
‘The application of knowledge’
School superintendent Sanger retires after 41 years as an educator
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Stanley Sanger took over as Union City’s superintendent of schools in July of 2003, he inherited one of the state’s worst performing districts. When he retired this summer, he left behind one ...
Friends, teammates mourn murdered WNY man
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kenneth Amparo, who recently turned 22, was stabbed to death on Manhattan Avenue in Jersey City early Sunday morning, the result of an altercation outside a party that apparently had already broken...
Soundtrack from Secaucus
Resident composes songs for hit shows
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If you watch Ray Donovan on Showtime, then you’ve heard Secaucus resident Dave Cirino. One of his songs was played during an episode of the hit series. Others were on Up All Night on NBC, and New G...
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Drunk driving checkpoints now operating in West New York If you drink and drive in West New York, beware. “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” the WNY police department’s 2014 Labor Day safe driving c...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...

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