Human rainbows
Spring celebration of Holi brings explosion of color to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids sneaked up behind friends and family, color-bombing them in pink, yellow, and brilliant green powder. Laughter was the order of the day, with women in traditional or modern garb dancing to the...
Baseball great takes on domestic violence in UC
Legendary manager Torre comes to town to help kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
When Joe Torre walked into the auditorium at Emerson Middle School on April 14, the room went wild. Students put on put on a dance routine to 1950s classic music. Members of the school band pounded...
ROMANO, ANTHONY JOSEPH
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 13 at Ss. Peter and Paul RC Church, Hoboken, for Anthony Joseph Romano, 74, of Hoboken. He passed away April 6 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Jers...
Get ready for the runway
Jersey City Fashion Week auditions start in May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Fashion Week is a program is designed to highlight fashion and local Jersey City businesses and to give back to the community. In preparation for the week of events this fall, Desha Jac...
Scene change
Local artist opens his own gallery; Stevens exhibition in new home
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
After braving the long winter, Hoboken-based artists are enjoying a change of scenery in more ways than one. On Saturday, April 18, local painter and printmaker Ricardo Roig opens the first new art...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that eating meatballs could help cure disease? The Secaucus Knights of Columbus, that’s who. This month the Secaucus chapter will hold its annual Best Meatball Contest, with the proceeds t...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 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...
The third ticket
DeFino slate provides alternative to Roque and Wiley in WNY mayor/commission election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It anyone had any doubts about Anthony M. DeFino – the son of former Mayor Anthony DeFino – running for mayor of West New York, the release of his 21-page book “If I were Mayor of West New York, Ne...
SCHLOSSBERG, DOUGLAS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have been held for Douglas Schlossberg, 68, of Jersey City. He died peacefully on April 7. Douglas was born in Jersey City and lived there all his life. He worked as a carp...
Unusual week for police
A bomb threat, a shooting, and an intoxicated man in river
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken police and cooperating agencies spent the last week searching for the individual who called in a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Neumann Leathers building and the closing of r...