Help us take care of the books
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Friends of the Hoboken Library will be collecting gently-used books at the upcoming Hoboken Library Book Fair on Saturday, June 10! The Friends have a longstanding tradition of spo...
‘From a caterpillar to a butterfly’
Library holds kids’ event for Autism Awareness Month
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ten special needs students from Wallace Elementary School danced among bubbles that floated from a nearby machine, with the pop hit “Happy” playing on a boombox in a third floor room in the Hoboken...
Fire truck may have missed train signal
Crash with HBLR train on May 5 injured 15 people
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A preliminary finding by investigators looking into the accident May 5 when a Jersey City fire engine struck a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train, injuring 15 people, suggests the fire truck may have m...
Food from all corners
Town holds international food and wine festival benefiting NJ Special Olympics
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen locals with diverse eating palettes managed to satisfy their desires at the first annual Multicultural Food, Wine and Beer festival in Bruins Stadium May 6. The North Bergen Police Dep...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
Run for the money
Newport 10K had 1,500 runners competing for $16K in prizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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With streets still wet after a drenching rainstorm swept through the area, more than 1,500 people from inside and outside Hudson County took to the streets for the running of the 14th Annual Newpor...
SCOREBOARD
Friars enjoying the final go-round together
St. Anthony’s baseball team making a lot of noise as school prepares to close
by Jim Hague
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When the Archdiocese of Newark decided early last month to close St. Anthony High School at the end of the current school year, the school’s head baseball coach Ron Hayward wasn’t shocked at all. D...
Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series
His ‘City Band’ is renowned for its virtuosity
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Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and his CityBand will play the UBS Atrium Series on Thursday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard, located in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken...
Where there’s (no) smoke
City goes after Vape Van after owner mouths off in viral ‘hate speech’ video
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer and city councilmen Ravi Bhalla and Ruben Ramos released statements on Monday, May 8 condemning a local business owner who was captured on video tape shouting epithets on ...
MELJEN, ANGELICA CHABELI
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A celebration of the life of Angelica Chabeli Meljen, 20, formerly of Union City, took place April 30 at Crowder Funeral Home, League City, Texas. She was born to Marisel and Jorge Meljen, and is s...