Hoboken Historical Museum to extend Frank Sinatra exhibit; Garden Tour and pigeon exhibit coming
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Hoboken Historical Museum will host numerous events in June, and plans to extend the “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice and the Fans” exhibit – initially planned to close on July 3 – ...
Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market opens June 2
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Sometimes New Jersey’s nickname, “The Garden State” can be a tough sell when you’re wandering through the concrete jungle of Hudson County. But the Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market, in conj...
Many enjoy 'staycation' in Hudson County over holiday weekend
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- While some have left Hudson County and beat the heat elsewhere on Memorial Day weekend, others enjoyed the ease and comfort of staying at home and trying a new restaurant or some o...
Two arrested after more than 80 dogs, cats found in tiny cages in West New York apartment, reports say
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK -- Media reports said that on Friday, police found more than 80 cats and dogs (mostly cats) in small cages in a West New York apartment after a neighbor reported an unusual smell. The...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
Two grand marshals
WWII, Korean War vets lead parade this year
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, two grand marshals will lead the Weehawken Memorial Day parade, riding in a car up front. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Highpoint and Gregory avenues. Co-Grand Marshal Rev. Lester G...
‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
A day of their own
School board agrees to day off for Muslim holiday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of protests and urging from municipal government, the Jersey City Board of Education unanimously agreed on May 19 to establish a school holiday for the Muslim holy day of Eid...