Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Sept. 8 at St. Paul of the Apostle Church, Greenville, for George L. Polasky, 96, a long term Jersey City resident. George was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Gerald...
Friends of animals
Pet shelter activities raise funds for new building
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Stan Lee was hiding behind a flowerpot. Or maybe he was just keeping to the shade on a hot afternoon. “No, he’s afraid to go in the water,” said Anthony Katchula. And to prove it, Stan Lee took off...
Rocking the shore
Hoboken bands take on legendary Asbury Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
When David Calamoneri yelled from the stage, “Hey, Hoboken!” the crowd erupted, several dozen fans screaming back at the top of their lungs. If not for the small blue sign on the back of the stage ...
‘Jersey Joe’ launches new radio show
Hudson County native keeps his finger on the pulse of the community
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the ’70s and ’80s like “All in the Family,” “Soap,” and “Mork and Mindy,” as bumpers to intro...
Sixth Street Embankment may be used for recreation, trains
Owner’s lawyer accuses city officials of ‘secret deliberations’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has introduced an ordinance that authorizes the use of the Sixth Street Embankment for a rail line and other possible uses as a park, and developer Steve Hyman, who owns the proper...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Golden girl
WNY woman views 50 years of change through kitchen window
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Much has changed in West New York over the past 50 years. The once-industrial town has experienced residential growth, an increase in restaurants and retailers, and a boom in cultural diversity. Ma...
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A funeral service took place Sept. 5 for Roger Anthony Torre, 91, of Weehawken. He passed away Sept. 2. Before his retirement, Roger was a long time employee of PSE&G of West New York. Roger was pr...
Night of wine and song
Emmy winner Hayes performed at third annual event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer may be winding down, but you wouldn’t know it by the number of activities going on in Secaucus. On a recent Friday night – Sept. 5 – residents had a choice between the Immaculate Conception ...
Catching the buzz
New documentary from Hoboken-based director encourages everyone to become ‘bee people’
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people know if they are a dog person or a cat person, but what about a bee person? A new documentary directed by Hoboken resident David Knappe explores the extraordinary characters who are dra...