Food from all corners
Town holds international food and wine festival benefiting NJ Special Olympics
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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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 ...
From the football field to the medical realm
WNY native wins award for health care efforts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to...
The Meaning of Mother’s Day
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Dear Editor: As May 14 th fast approaches my thoughts have drifted to the meaning and origin of this American Holiday. Mothers are honored and celebrated throughout the world and that is a good thi...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hudson Catholic softball team hot at right time
Robeson All-Star football rosters named; college announcements; top fives
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Shawn Stacevicz was a youth softball coach for many years in his native Cedar Grove. Stacevicz’s three daughters were all proud products of the NJ Pride program, spearheaded by former Hudson Cathol...