Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...
P2P Reform
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the turmoil of the last Jersey City municipal election, our city council considered two competing “Pay to Play Reform Ordinances,” both seeking to expand pay to play restrictions an...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
‘They helped me get my life back’
Fire victim raises money for Fire Department as bat mitzvah project
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“Somebody came down off the fifth floor and said their apartment was starting to fill with smoke,” said Stephanie Stern, recalling the events of Sept. 28, 2013, when a tragic fire in North Bergen d...
TRACY, FLORENCE
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was performed July 21 at St. Ann’s Polish Church for Florence Tracy, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully at her residence on July 18. Florence ...
The Loew’s can enable local performing artists
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am heartened that Mayor Fulop is taking action to restore the Loew’s Theater into an active venue. This presents a much-needed opportunity for Jersey City to raise its cultural profi...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 neig...
The counting of the trees
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The hot dog days of summer herald mark my beginning another street by street count of trees and their kind in Union City. As I did some years ago, I invite Mayor Stack and his Board of...
Fighting for her art
Hoboken-based writer/actor seeks crowdfunding to finish first feature
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A new comedy that showcases Hoboken’s talented actors and charming landscape could be coming to theaters and film festivals nationwide soon—if it can earn almost $57,000 in pledges before Aug. 6. “...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken Shockers head to RBI Softball World Series again
Great effort by Secaucus to get award for legend Fryczynski
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Hoboken Recreation got involved with the Major League Baseball RBI softball program, the Hoboken Shockers have been a dominant force. That was the case again last weekend, when the Shock...