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 | 24 24 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 | 7 7 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 ...
We will rock you
Painted rocks in Braddock Park cause controversy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Four workers were busy this week painting the rocks bordering both sides of the road in James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park near Bruins Stadium. It was the second time in two weeks the rocks...
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 | 26 26 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...
Why would school board put these kids’ education in jeopardy?
Apr 19, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This week twenty-one 6th graders in our community learned that their plan to attend HoLa Charter School for the 7th grade – less than five months away – is being actively thwarted by t...
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A funeral mass was offered April 13 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Lester L. “Skip” Rogers, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away April 8 at Palisades Medical Center surrounded by his family....
Human rainbows
Spring celebration of Holi brings explosion of color to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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...
Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...
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 | 44 44 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...
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 | 9 9 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...