Runnin’ Down a Dream
Locals attempt world record
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 500 hundred residents helped Hoboken try to break an international record for the world’s largest band on July 26 – but to no avail. For the past six years, Hoboken’s music store, Guitar ...
Putting a lid on pot
Council introduces ordinance to ban sale of recreational marijuana
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
If New Jersey legalizes recreational marijuana any time soon, don’t bet on coming to Secaucus to score. The mayor and Town Council introduced a zoning ordinance at their July 24 meeting that would ...
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Funeral services were held Aug. 5 for Anthony D. “Tony” Malanka, 89, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully among family on July 30 at his home. Born in Union City to the late Daniel and Philomena ...
‘A place that’s alive, a community place’
North Bergen Library resource center opens in Galaxy Towers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
An attractive space for kids to mingle, not centered around video games. A way to perk up foot traffic in the Galaxy Towers Mall. A new place for seniors to meet, and greater convenience for Gutten...

The man they call ‘Father A’
A tribute to Prep’s man behind the scenes, who retires next month
by Jim Hague
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have attended a St. Peter’s Prep sporting event over the last 40 years or so, chances are you’ve seen him. He’s the guy with the dark-rimmed bifocals, the one wearing the maroon windbreaker ...
Memories of My-T-Fine, Maxwell House, Mighty Mites, and more
by Dennis Sevano
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken has an industrial history, a sports history, and a history of solid relationships that lingered long after the factories closed or the teams broke up. Here are just a few memories of the th...
The race is on
Ten candidates seek three-year school board seats
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten people have filed to become candidates for three seats on the Board of Education in an upcoming Nov. 6 election. Four seats will actually be open this year. But because trustee Angel Valentin r...
Road to recovery for former Memorial great Acosta
Hudson’s Salgado commits to URI; former local grid greats Gray, Simmons out at Rutgers
by Jim Hague
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a two-year odyssey toward recovery for former Memorial High School baseball standout Steven Acosta . Acosta signed a national letter of intent to attend Stony Brook and play baseball ther...
Preserve Hoboken’s private open space
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Dear Editor: Look out a window into most backyards in Hoboken and you’re looking at something some call the “donut hole.” Big trees, secret gardens and lawns divided by fences that create private n...
Overcoming family violence
Hudson County man, battling PTSD, breaks world record
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno is constantly aware that he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. While he has learned to cope through physical fitness, he also knows it is a battle he will likel...