Asian stars take the stage in Secaucus
‘Fiesta in America’ showcases Filipino entertainment, food, products, services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
For some, it was all about the food. For others, it was the products direct from overseas. Still others came to see their favorite stars from the other side of the globe. There was something for ev...
EZ riders
Nonprofit offers seminars and more on public transportation options
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The name says it all: the New Jersey Transportation Independence Program, or NJTIP. The nonprofit organization provides educational assistance to Jersey residents on how to travel around the region...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 19 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Bayonne, for Benedetto Bruno, 66. He died Aug. 16 at Hackensack Medical Center. Born in Bayonne, the son of the late Vincenz...
From Weehawken to Fulbright
Proposes to strengthen U.S.-Mexico trade relations
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Grassi may not be of Spanish origin, but he has quickly picked up the language. With experience that has taken him to several Latin countries, he’ll pick up his bags again for Mexico as a Fulb...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
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With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
Façade of the future
Residential/restaurant building on Grand demonstrates storm-proof development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see the future of retail space in Hoboken’s low-lying perimeter, take a walk to 1414 Grand St. and look up. From street level, the ground floor of the new mixed-use residential build...
Plenty to be proud of
LGBT festival will celebrate landmark year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
This is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgendered) pride week in Jersey City, featuring a series of events that started Aug. 22 and will lead up to the15th annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festi...
A lick and a song
Township treats seniors to ice cream sing-a-long
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Free ice cream and fixings, courtesy of Mayor Richard Turner and his staff, were served to members of Weehawken’s senior citizen community on a hot Wednesday evening recently. Music was also provid...
The first 100 days
Kevin Flaherty reflects on four months as police chief
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve done just about everything in the Police Department at some point in my career,” said Secaucus Police Chief Kevin Flaherty, a 26-year veteran of the force. “I think I’ve seen just about anyth...