Who painted the rocks in Braddock Park?
Apr 10, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – A reader submitted this photo of rocks that were mysteriously painted bright colors last weekend in James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park. What’s up with that? Here’s the answer...
Turnpike says week’s delays not due to project
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BAYONNE AND BEYOND – Traffic delays this week on the New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s Hudson County Extension and at the Bayonne turnpike exchange are not attributable to the turnpike’s recently beg...
Arrested Jersey City councilman says he won’t resign council seat
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JERSEY CITY – Although suspended from his job on the Hudson County Improvement Authority after he was arrested for allegedly driving drunk, Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal told the Hudson Report...
Turkeys take a trot through Weehawken
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Here’s something you don’t see every day. Tammy Szyba sent us these photos of what appear to be turkeys taking a trot through Weehawken the day after April Fool’s Day. Where were they headed? She s...
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JC on the National Scene
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Wow, Jersey City is really hitting the big time. In this issue we touched on a number of undertakings that are reaching a national audience. The new, much-ballyhooed movie Annie, which came out on ...
The Magnificent Journey of Kerry Magro
Turning a disability into an ability
by Kate Rounds
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Jersey City native Kerry Magro, who is now 26, was diagnosed with a condition called Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) when he was four years old. “Growing up I had...
From Memoir to Moving Picture
A bestselling book about Jersey City’s corrupt past is set to become a documentary
by Adriana Rambay Fernández
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When I met author and former resident Helene Stapinski in Liberty State Park, she was about to tour the waterfront with Director Steven Fischler and Director of Photography John Miglietta. The crew...
Happy ‘Annie’-versary!
As a new version is released, take a tour of Jersey hotspots used in filming the original 1982 family film
by Caren Lissner
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If you or your kids are a fan of the 1982 movie Annie, you may have made an effort to see the various remakes that have been released since. And you might want to catch the new, big-budget version ...
Team Walker Means Teamwork
by Stephen McMillian
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Some successful people give back to the communities that nurtured them, and some don’t. Jerry Walker is one of the former, making it his mission to help kids in his old hometown. Walker, who was bo...
Finding Fiction Fans
A JC writers’ group gets rave reviews with ‘genre night.’
by Adriana Rambay Fernández
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Jane the Killer greeted me near the entrance to the backroom of The Dopeness restaurant on Second Street wrapped in a red shawl, her eyes black and sunken, her lips blood red against a ghostly whit...