Hyatt to transform historic bank building
A new hotel to rise on Exchange Place site of First National Bank of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
People came dressed for a ball to the site of the former First National Bank of Jersey City on Aug. 11, passing under the brass ornamental door and across the marble floors of the once-posh lobby a...
Natacha Braxton and Guerschom Nazaire
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Bernard and Sylvia Braxton and Ms. Nazaire have the honor of announcing the marriage of their children Natacha Braxton to Guerschom Nazaire. Their wedding was filled with much love and joy as their...
SCHELL, MIRIAM
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church for Miriam Schell, 93. She passed away Aug. 8. Miriam was born in West Hoboken on Aug. 10, 1920 to the late David and Mary Brown. ...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Music with a view
Guttenberg summer concerts bring out the neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“There’s nothing better than being on the Boulevard with a New York view on a night like tonight,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff. He was addressing the hundreds of people from surrounding n...
July 4 – Take 2
Rescheduled Independence Day event is a blast!
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Fourth of July came late to Secaucus this year. Or, more accurately, it came multiple times. The first celebration occurred on July 2, with a party at the town pool. Food was served beginning a...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
Security measures – what’s the status?
City pursues anti-drowning efforts, but residents say more are needed
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
In Hoboken, where violent crime is uncommon and murder nearly non-existent, the gruesome deaths dealt by the Hudson River’s rushing current hold an outsized profile in the minds of residents. The f...
The battle of Harsimus Cemetery
Goats serve as weapon against invasive weeds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Heifer, the black and white goat and presumed leader of the herd of goats who are spending the summer at Harsimus Cemetery in Jersey City, bleats from the top of a fallen tree. Out of the maze of h...