Happy birthday, America!
Jersey City holds bash in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine a picnic for more than 70,000 people, and you might get an idea of what the Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival was like on July 4. Although not exactly like the legendary Woodstock Co...
LOVE, MARVIN LEE
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A funeral service was held July 2 at Monumental Baptist Church, for Marvin Lee Love, 58, best known as Tee. He passed away June 25. He was born in Jersey City to the late Loretta and Tommy Love. Ma...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
Good vibrations
Independence Day festivities at the Secaucus Swim Club bring out record crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“We generally plan for 1,000 people,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli in the midst of a celebratory crowd of residents and their guests. “There’s got to be a couple of thousand people here for sure.” I...
‘You will be missed by everyone!’
Locals react to 19 year-old man’s murder in West New York
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
One week after 19-year-old Jose Lazaro Urias-Hernandez was fatally shot in the head on his stoop in West New York, local residents are still in shock. _____________ “He was just starting life.” – L...
Teach your students – don’t text or ‘friend’ them
Some schools serious about social media bans; others duck the question
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers may be people like everyone else, but writing casual comments on social media just like a regular person can get them into hot water pretty quickly if they’re not careful. For instance, th...
Don’t call it a comeback
Rising Kearny-based rockers return to Maxwell’s
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hudson County-based alternative rockers Wyland got their start two and a half years ago, they first sought to establish themselves in the clubs and cafes of Manhattan. As they have matured, th...
A building with an art component
New luxury rental ‘The One’ opens on First Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Lloyd Goldman of BLDG Management used to play along the Jersey City harbor side when he was a kid. “This whole area was warehouses,” he recalled during the ribbon cutting ceremony on Jersey City’s ...
Cruising through history
How to take an environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, who has lived in Secaucus for 65 years. He was one of a number of Hudson Co...
MARINI, ITALO
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 3 at Holy Rosary Church for Italo Marini, 80, of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully at his residence on July 30. Italo was born and raised in Agno...