Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 447 447 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Families homeless after recent fire
Officers heroically ran into burning building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Calling it a miracle that nobody was seriously hurt in a fire that gutted a four story building, Councilman Richard Boggiano is seeking donations of clothing and other necessities for 14 people the...
BEMKE, CATHERINE
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held April 26 for Catherine Bemke 89, of Weehawken. She passed away April 21. She was a lifelong resident of Weehawken and worked as a presser for the embroidery industry in H...
Dishes that are different
From ‘taco pizza’ to ‘poached prawns,’ foodies love experimental edibles
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
First there were the ever-present rainbow bagels that took over social media, then it was the recent black “Goth ice cream.” Now, national TV has seized on a Hoboken-based craze -- the “taco pizza”...
Protecting small business
City will deny proposed CVS drug store a certificate of occupancy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move to enforce an ordinance limiting large retail stores downtown, Jersey City is expected to deny the CVS drug store chain a certificate of occupancy for a proposed new location and to call ...
Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?
Family anxious to find driver, five years after local bodybuilder dies of injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his la...
Some crime numbers down
North Bergen commissioners get report
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department submitted a report to the commissioners last week that included some highlights and lowlights. Highlights include a 9-1-1 response time faster than the national a...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
DEBARI, COSIMO
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 18 at St. Ann’s R.C.C. in Hoboken, for Cosimo DeBari, 86, of Weehawken. He passed away April 11 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Molfetta, Bari ...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...