Remembering Vincent Ascolese: HHS Sports Hall of Fame Dinner of Years Past
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently, legendary North Bergen football Coach Vincent Ascolese passed away. His passing brought to my mind a dinner in 1995. As a tribute, here’s the scene. Hoboken High School has c...
Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...
Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...
‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Jersey City welcomes Cal Ripken Jr.
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Pictured from left to right Jersey City Pershing Field Babe Ruth Cal Ripken League Executive Director Joe Napolitano Sr. and President Joe Napolitano Jr. welcome Cal Ripken Jr. to Jersey City.
Children with autism grow up
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Dear Editor: In the last 20 years, the number of children with autism and related conditions in New Jersey has skyrocketed. While schools are working to meet the needs of these children, little att...
Tulko wins ‘Excellence Award’
RE/MAX broker has won for 25 years in a row
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RE/MAX Villa Realtors has announced that their Broker Associate, Barbara Tulko, has been awarded the 2014 NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Award for the 25th consecutive year. In the...