Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
ALUM, DR. ROLANDO (Sr.)
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held March 31 at St. Joseph of the Palisades R.C. Church, West New York, for Dr. Rolando Alum, Sr., 104, who died peacefully on March 27 at Palisades Hospital. Born in Cuba, wher...
Election gossip ramps up
Rumors swirl around possible mayoral candidates for November race
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents will elect a mayor and three at- large council members this coming November. Elections in the mile-square city typically do not fall along Democrat/Republican lines, but among sup...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Families homeless after recent fire
Officers heroically ran into burning building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Calling it a miracle that nobody was seriously hurt in a fire that gutted a four story building, Councilman Richard Boggiano is seeking donations of clothing and other necessities for 14 people the...
BEMKE, CATHERINE
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held April 26 for Catherine Bemke 89, of Weehawken. She passed away April 21. She was a lifelong resident of Weehawken and worked as a presser for the embroidery industry in H...
Dishes that are different
From ‘taco pizza’ to ‘poached prawns,’ foodies love experimental edibles
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
First there were the ever-present rainbow bagels that took over social media, then it was the recent black “Goth ice cream.” Now, national TV has seized on a Hoboken-based craze -- the “taco pizza”...