A festival of life
Berry Lane Park shows off African culture
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
With temperatures reaching near 90 degrees, residents of Ward F and other parts of Jersey City came to Berry Lane Park for the annual African Cultural Arts Festival on Aug. 27. The festival is spon...
100 year-old resident passes
Was recognized by Pope Francis on her birthday
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
For 100 year-old resident Louise McCann, Tuesday, July 19 was a very special day. After living in Secaucus for more than 80 years, she moved to Alaris Health at the Atrium Assisted Living care faci...
BASSFORD, NORINE M.
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 7 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Norine M. Bassford, 86. She peacefully passed away Aug. 31 at Hackensack Medical Center. Norine was born in Union...
Welcome to the force
Police Department hires six new recruits
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
With several police officers preparing to retire, the North Bergen Police Department gained six new officers on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Police Chief Robert Dowd, Mayor Nicholas Sacco, and Commissioner ...
The little print shop that could
92-year-old Hoboken business moves on, adapts to modern tech
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Commuters headed toward the Hoboken train station often stop to admire the collection of industrial artifacts in the window of Terminal Printing, the 92-year-old business on River Street two blocks...
BRUSCINO, PETER
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Funeral mass was celebrated for Peter Bruscino, 54. He passed away Aug. 31 at home. Peter was born in Hoboken to Peter and Barbara Bruscino, and was a lifelong resident of Secaucus. He was a carpen...
Rebuild by Design team chooses Alternative 3
This decision comes after months of public discussion
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
In a presentation Thursday night, Sept. 8, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the city of Hoboken announced Rebuild by Design “Alternative 3” as the preferred approach to making t...
Matsikoudis takes first steps
Former city attorney establishes mayoral campaign account
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill Matsikoudis, corporation counsel for Jersey City under former Mayor Jerramiah Healy, is actively raising money to run for mayor, according to Jake Hudnut, treasurer/campaign counsel for the Ma...
Dogs of summer
North Bergen animal trainer releases new book
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
With a master’s degree in canine psychology, Christina Potter of North Bergen has been training all breeds of dogs for over 25 years. The resident’s second book, “Insider Training: Chester Gigolo’s...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...