School of art
Guttenberg students paint mural over the summer
by Art Schwartz
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“I just felt we needed to bring this place alive a little bit,” said Donna Grzybowski, educational leader at the Anna L. Klein School in Guttenberg. “I thought this would be a good way to start, to...
Big fair at Washington Park this weekend
Annual festival on Union City/Jersey City Heights border
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On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. will unleash a lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park L...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
Gambling summit
Politicians discuss impact of bringing casinos to the Meadowlands
by Art Schwartz
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Two weeks after unveiling a “vision plan” for the Meadowlands sport complex – including two new hotels, four casino spaces, a convention center, and a monorail “people mover” – the Meadowlands Regi...
No more rainouts
Playing field resurfaced to alleviate flooding
by Art Schwartz
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“Telling children on a sunny day that they can’t play because we had rain the day before is not something they understand,” said Bob Barsa, director of parks and public works in Weehawken. “We all ...
Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11
by Al Sullivan
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunlight barely breaking through the gray clouds over the New York skyline greeted those who gathered at the foot of Grand Street on the Jersey City waterfront for this year’s 9/11 Memorial Service...
Southwest rehab area gets new planner
SW Park designer also approved; HoLa building expansion welcomed
by Carlo Davis
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Sep 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
After a two year hiatus, the Hoboken City Council voted unanimously to appoint a new planner for the Southwest Rehabilitation Area this past Wednesday. The area is one of several singled out by the...
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A funeral mass was held Sept. 13 at Immaculate Conception Church for Dominic Rizzo, 96, of Secaucus, formerly of Union City and North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 27. He was the husband of the late ...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
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Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline, and also, a parking lot. The 209-acre...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...