Extravagant costumes, exotic food
Caribbean parade and festival brings color to city streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Considered the local parade with the longest route, the 19th Annual West Indian Caribbean American Carnival & Parade kicked off from Lincoln Park on July 26 and weaved its way through the streets f...
On Pier A, a bulwark for live music
Lackawanna Music Festival returns with local bands and more
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken will always have room for music—no town that so prominently celebrates Frank Sinatra could ever resist the draw of a strong voice raised in song. But with the end of the legendary tenure of...
SCOREBOARD
Marauders begin practices ranked among nation’s best
by Jim Hague
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Wearing the bull’s eye is something that the St. Peter’s Prep football program has become accustomed to. Every other Hudson County team wants to knock the Marauders off, but none have been able to ...
Hindu religious leader visits Secaucus
Joins three-day celebration of temple anniversary
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of people filled the Shree Swaminarayan Temple on Sunday, Aug. 3, sitting cross-legged on the floor and waiting to hear the words of their leader, Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swami...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
[Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by a reader in Union City. ] When I first thought of this article a lot of people (well, friends) said, “Hey Niecy, are you losing it? What are you writin...
A day like no other
40 years since Nixon resigned
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a seminal moment in United States history: a sitting president, steeped in controversy, on the verge of impeachment, resigning in front of his country on live television, and then departing ...
Hudson County seniors enjoy cruise
Voyage took sightseers around NY Harbor and East River
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The entire inside deck of the vessel The Spirit of New Jersey was filled with merry makers on July 23 as senior citizens from Hudson County took a summer cruise around lower Manhattan. The outing, ...
Two schools of thought
Aug 10, 2014 | 13 13 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: At our July City Council meeting, I referenced “two different schools of thought” for how to respond to the ever-present development pressures in Hoboken. Let me elaborate on that stat...
SCAFIDI, ANGELA F.
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Funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 6 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for Angela F. Scafidi, of Secaucus and formerly of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 2. She retired from Br...
One million people out of the lines
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Dear Editor: It was about a year ago that the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) began mailing its first batch of Skip the Trip notices to our customers, affording a majority of New Jersey citizens the...