Soprano star freezes off fat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Tony Darrow, who played Larry Barese on The Sopranos , didn’t decide to get rid of his excess fat because fellow cast member James Gandolfini died of a heart attack. Darrow had already decided to t...
Transforming the Montgomery Street corridor
Can a former housing project site revitalize an entire community?
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
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Montgomery Street, a road that extends from downtown Jersey City to McGinley Square, has been described as a “raceway” that motorists use to get from one end of the city to the other, but one that ...
Maxwell's and other issues
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Dear Editor: On July 31, 2013 Maxwell’s will have its final gathering. Let's give this great venue the final farewell it deserves and I am so glad that there will be a block party so that everyone ...
Knockin’ on history’s door
Hoboken guitarists attempt record on eve of Dylan concert
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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Before launching into Bob Dylan’s timeless ballad, “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” along with guitarists, mandolinists, bassists, and ukulelists from around Hudson County, musician and local guitar sh...
‘Attention!’ ‘Yes, sir!’
North Bergen police academy drills boys and girls into a unit
by Joseph Passantino
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A formerly dormant township program teaching grammar school students the responsibilities of being a police officer was revived in mid-July after a five-year hiatus. The five-day North Bergen Polic...
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Funeral mass took place July 22 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Judith A. Tolomei, 70. She passed away at Christ Hospital on July 18 while surrounded by her family. A lifelong Jersey City ...
The unsung heroes of our city
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Dear Editor: I would like to take a moment to thank a special group of people, the Hoboken Sanitation/Streets and Roads Department, who are always there for the city before, during and after any ma...
Even fire doesn’t stop worshippers
Faithful still flock to image of Virgin Mary in tree
by Joseph Passantino
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They still come. Day after day. Week after week. They arrive clutching Rosary beads. Bearing gifts of flowers. Donating money. They visit with hopeful looks on the faces. Sometimes with tears in th...
Home Run Derby throws Jersey City teen into national spotlight
Witherspoon roots A’s slugger Cespedes to All-Star homer title
by Jim Hague
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Recently, every baseball fan alive was glued to the television to watch the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby. Considering it was held at CitiField as a prelude to the annual All-Star Game class...
Are we ready?
With hurricane season in full swing, is Hudson County prepared for the next major weather event?
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writer
Jul 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
With a little luck, the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will hold no unpleasant surprises for Hudson County. But one forecast is certain: another major w...