Where the streets come to life
St. Ann’s Festival returns for 105th year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In “Gotham,” their landmark history of New York City, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace chronicle how Italian street festivals emerged in Harlem as a boisterous response to marginalization. Confine...
Here comes a traffic nightmare
Route 139 roadwork will spill traffic on to Jersey City streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) told the Hudson County Board of Freeholders last week to expect significant detours at the south end of Jersey City Heights du...
The 1980s rock again
Weehawken writer chronicles New Wave era in new book
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Remember the first time you saw Duran Duran’s X-rated “Girls On Film” video? Painted a white stripe across your face like Adam Ant in “Kings of the Wild Frontier”? Cried when they played “Don’t You...
Game over
Quest to restore North Bergen’s football championship will not go to U.S. Supreme Court
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The North Bergen Board of Education will not appeal a ruling stripping North Bergen High School of its 2011 football state championship to the U.S. Supreme Court. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Geor...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
MCDONALD, JAMES C.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 21 at St. Nicholas Church for James C. McDonald, 84, retired from the Jersey City Police Department. He passed away on July 17. A lifelong resident of...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Young at heart
Sinatra-fied Shakespeare hits home in Hoboken
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in the inner sanctum of an Athenian wood, the sea is never far. In Hoboken, it is often close enough to fill one’s eyes and mind. In choosing to set his production of “A Midsummer Night’s Drea...
Food galore
Jersey City Project Eats draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Kicking off its second summer, JC Project EATS drew thousands to the front of City Hall recently, a day-long street fair celebrating the season with cool drinks and delicious food. The two day even...
A bit of Spain near Grove Street
Raval Tapas Bar & Lounge opens on Newark Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For people looking for quality Spanish cuisine at a reasonable price, Raval Tapas Bar & Lounge may be just the place. The newly opened eatery located at 136 Newark Ave. near Grove Street is also de...