Council passes rule against Hoboken bikes
Also takes $2 million away for repairs needed for historic Loew’s Theater
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s City Council made two high-profile decisions at its meeting this past Wednesday. At its April 13 meeting, the City Council adopted changes to its ordinance regulating bicycle use with...
Fixing problems in the public housing projects
858 people remain on closed wait list while new director sorts out work ahead
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
In a town where many working-class residents and artists can no longer afford to live, and with a waiting list 858-people long to get into public housing, even the new director of the publicly fund...
Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
A funny musical that came from a cinematic flop
Union City High School to perform ‘Xanadu’
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Fine and performing arts students from Union City High School will perform the musical Xanadu on Saturday April 16 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The shows are 90 minutes each, with no intermission. Xanadu i...
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Funeral services have been held for Dolores de Graaff, 85, of Union City. She passed away April 3. She was born in Olyphant, Pa. She moved to New Jersey to find work and met her husband to be, Robe...
Showcase highlights solutions to bullying
High Tech students stress support for freshmen
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Students from High Tech High School – a countywide public school based in North Bergen -- showcased a performance called “The High Tech Talk Show: Start the Conversation” on March 24, followed by a...
Play ball!
Pony League takes over Pershing Field baseball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Pershing Field looked a little like a military operation four days before young baseball pitchers were expected to kick off the 2016 season this weekend. Volunteers from the Jersey City Home Depot ...
Opening night for the Mile Square Theatre
New 130-seat space has been more than a decade in the making
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Sitting in the audience at the new Mile Square Theatre at the north end of Clinton Street in Hoboken, 9-year-old Maria Carla Bettocchi relishes the set before her. She admires the furniture and pai...
Gourmet night is coming
‘Taste of Weehawken’ offers delicious way to support library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Foodies, rejoice! One of the top culinary events of the year is nearly upon us, as more than 30 of the area’s top eateries will showcase their cuisine at the 16th annual Taste of Weehawken on Tuesd...
Brightside Tavern
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This lively spot on Bright and Monmouth has become the go-to place, not just for food and brew but for entertainment and a friendly neighborhood vibe. We were there on a late Wednesday morning just...