ORTIZ, JOHNNY
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held April 16 for Johnny Ortiz, 44, of Union City. He passed away April 11. Johnny is survived by his siblings, Fernando Torres, Maria Torres, Juan Torres, Janet Torres, Aurea...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Weehawken archers receive certificates
Safety and accuracy stressed in eight-week course
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Children ages 9 to 13 recently received their certificates marking the successful completion of eight weeks of archery instruction and rage safety. The graduates of the program, offered by the Weeh...
A dream come true
Fisher Development breaks ground on first of two high rises near Liberty Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
On perhaps the last chilly morning of early spring, public officials gathered at the foot of Park Avenue near Liberty Harbor to break ground on the first of two 44-story residential towers. For dev...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
PILIP, ANASTAZIA
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held April 16 at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Jersey City, for Anastazia Pilip, 91. She passed away at her Jersey City residence on April 9. Born in Poland, A...
Mudslinging and grudges
NB mayor/commissioner candidates duke it out before May 12 election
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are rising in North Bergen, and it’s not just the onset of spring. The upcoming municipal election on May 12 has pitted two vehemently opposed mayor/commissioner tickets against one an...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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...
A lesson against lying
Not just for kids, ‘Pinocchio’ comes to new Jersey City Theater Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“Pinocchio” is the well-known children’s fable in which a puppet’s nose grows longer whenever he is stressed or tells a lie. The fable will be performed locally for area residents by Puppetworks, a...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...