Captivated by a divine guitar
The musical journey of Edgar Gonzalez
by Melissa Heule
Reporter correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Edgar Gonzalez’s unique guitar sounds filled an intimate space during a free concert at the William V. Musto Cultural Center in Union City recently. Whether he played solo or ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Naked gun: from the files of police squad An allegedly naked man ran past police headquarters and allegedly tried to take three officers’ guns in an early morning scuffle late last month, according...
Music raises suicide/depression awareness
After rash of incidents, Good Times for Good Vibes offers positive message
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
This year marks the fifth and final edition of Good Vibes for Good Times, the annual festival in Buchmuller Park to provide information and support for suicide/depression awareness. Taking place fr...
Celebrating in the streets
Italian festival going strong after 113 years
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank Colasurdo remembers being a part of La Festa Italiana when he was a small boy. “I must have been 5 or 6 and this tall,” he said, holding his hand about three feet off the street. The festival...
'First In Math'
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Suntex, an online program designed to help children become better critical thinkers and reinforce a range of math skills from addition to complex algebra, presents a 'First In Math' award each year...
RAGNO, MARIO
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Aug 10 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Mario Ragno. He passed away Aug. 5. He was born in Hoboken. He was well known for his business that he had for 42 years as a c...
Never Say Ugh to a Bug
Weehawken Library hosts live critters for kids
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Library hosted “Never Say Ugh to a Bug,” an event for kids to learn about bugs and insects, on July 28. The crowd of about thirty children and their parents was greeted by Kristen Pakonis...
Raise the flag
West New York council and community celebrate Peruvian independence
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Mayor Felix E. Roque and council gathered outside Town Hall on July 24 to raise the Peruvian Flag before a crowd of more than a dozen community members present at the 5 p.m. event. Al...
Raise the flag
West New York council and community celebrate Peruvian independence
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Mayor Felix E. Roque and council gathered outside Town Hall on July 24 to raise the Peruvian Flag before a crowd of more than a dozen community members present at the 5 p.m. event. Al...
‘Healing is power’
Army veteran comes back to Jersey City to help other vets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When Yolanda Dortch-Amiker joined the U.S. Army in 1995, she had a number of reasons. Raised in Jersey City, she joined the military to get away from many of the problems of the inner city. As it t...