Two cheesy fundraisers
Foodies out in droves for Mutzfest and Mac & Cheese cook-off
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Which would you rather eat: a replica of Mt. Vesuvius made from hand-tossed mozzarella or something called the “The Grande Cadillac” of macaroni and cheese? You could have tried both – for a good c...
Scary situation
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Dear Editor: Just after the New Year, one of our family members needed to be rushed to the hospital. We decided to go to a nearby hospital that has the reputation of being one of the best in the st...
SCOREBOARD
SDA rolls to yet another Hudson County track championship
Hudson Catholic garners the boys’ HCTCA team crown
by Jim Hague
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A lot is written about and talked about St. Anthony and the Friars’ dominance in boys’ basketball, not just on the local level, but on state and national spectrums. And the attention that the Friar...
SANCHEZ, MARYANNE
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A funeral service took place Feb. 3 for Maryanne Sanchez, 73. She passed away Jan. 31 at her residence. Maryanne was a lifelong resident of Weehawken, having lived in Union City previously. She was...
Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...
From Spearfish, S.D. to the big city
Bunney deals with community outreach for JC developer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
At 29 years old, Brittani Bunney can feel the pulse of Jersey City in ways other people may not. Employed to do community outreach for Silverman, a prominent local developer, she has seen various e...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Water problems in the firehouses
During upgrades, a walkthrough with Fire Chief Peskens
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
While water is a blessing to help firefighters fight blazes, water from heavy rains and aging pipes has made life difficult for firefighters in Hoboken. Hoboken’s firemen and women are beginning to...
Could it happen here?
Heights group concerned about possible rail disaster
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Concerned about the ever-increasing number of trains carrying fossil fuels near Jersey City Heights, community leaders will host a meeting that includes environmental officials and others to discus...
99 and in his prime
Resident gets Obama portrait as birthday gift
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A soft-spoken Frank Augustine, who turned 99 on Jan. 5, can tell his story with a collection of photos. Some populate his mantelpiece and others he keeps stowed away in a folder at his Fifth Street...