The Kennedy Dancers present “Winter Holiday Showcase” at The Historic Landmark Loews Theater
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Dancers, Friends of the Loews Theater Inc., and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts will present announce the company’s Winter Holiday Showcase on Friday, Dec. 15 at ...
West New York man arrested following alleged vehicle pursuit through Secaucus, North Bergen
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- The Secaucus Police Department has charged a suspect after he allegedly stole a vehicle, leading officers on a chase through Secaucus and North Bergen, according to a press release. On ...
Hoboken mayor-elect picks former running mate as chief of staff; former opponent responds
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla ran with three council candidates, two of whom won election. On Thursday, he announced that the third, John Allen, will be hired as his chief of staff. Allen is a...
Hoboken mayor and mayor-elect urge NJ Transit not to purchase waterfront property
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla sent a joint letter to NJ Transit and its board members this week urging them not to acquire Union Dry Dock. The property was purchased by NY ...
EDITOR’S LETTER JCM
Star Power
by Kate Rounds
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Women of a certain age took center stage in this issue, quite literally in the case of Leona Beldini, who resurfaced at the Loew’s Jersey Theatre for a Kennedy Dancers gala. Beldini, a former burle...
A Christmas Nightmare
Recalling a Tragedy
by Kate Rounds
Images by TBishPhoto
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Around 11 a.m. on the Friday before Christmas of 2005, a postal truck ran off the road on the 1/9 truck route eastbound in Kearny, damaging the concrete gate that closes the road when the Lincoln H...
Act Three
From burlesque to city hall and back
by Kate Rounds
Images by tbishphoto
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The woman who opens the door to her Jersey City Heights home is a modern Benjamin Button: She’s getting younger instead of older. Slim, dressed in black pants and top, her face is becomingly framed...
EMERGING JERSEY CITY
Science Fiction?
Mini tech city is in our future
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In March, the Jersey City Council voted to approve the land transfer of about 17 acres necessary for Liberty Science Center’s planned SciTech Scity, a mini-city that LSC boasts is “unique in the wo...
Reaching for the Stars
A Jersey City professor recalls the first lunar landing
by Hannington Dia
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Marion Johnson had two dueling options as she stood in the careers office at Talladega College in 1967: One would lead to mere existence. The other would lead to life—and a spot in world history. “...
PEOPLE POWER
Jonathan Casillas
Football ends, but philanthropy never does
by Jim Hague
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Truth be told, Jonathan Casillas is convinced he would have been a basketball player if he remained in Jersey City, where the current New York Giants standout middle linebacker and defensive team c...