Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...
‘They helped me get my life back’
Fire victim raises money for Fire Department as bat mitzvah project
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“Somebody came down off the fifth floor and said their apartment was starting to fill with smoke,” said Stephanie Stern, recalling the events of Sept. 28, 2013, when a tragic fire in North Bergen d...
SCOREBOARD
Last-minute funding pleas allow WNY, JC teams to go to AABC regionals
by Jim Hague
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, local youth baseball teams have competed in the various leagues sponsored by the Amateur American Baseball Congress. Local teams have played on the Cal Ripken, Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantl...
Borrow a robot from the library, and more!
Events, programs, and new technology available at resource center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With more people doing their reading on electronic devices these days, the Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center is keeping up with the times. “One of our big projects is, we’re goin...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
TRACY, FLORENCE
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A mass of Christian burial was performed July 21 at St. Ann’s Polish Church for Florence Tracy, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully at her residence on July 18. Florence ...
The Loew’s can enable local performing artists
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am heartened that Mayor Fulop is taking action to restore the Loew’s Theater into an active venue. This presents a much-needed opportunity for Jersey City to raise its cultural profi...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken Shockers head to RBI Softball World Series again
Great effort by Secaucus to get award for legend Fryczynski
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Hoboken Recreation got involved with the Major League Baseball RBI softball program, the Hoboken Shockers have been a dominant force. That was the case again last weekend, when the Shock...
400 people enjoy Margaret Hague maternity hospital reunion
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Neil and Emily Esposito, twins who were born in 1951, posed recently with their toddler photos at at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital reunion, which was hosted by Jersey City Medical Center an...
The volunteers, the movie palace, and a slap in the face
Jul 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Volunteering is quite a remarkable thing. One gives up one’s own personal time for it, without pay, and often one is never thanked for the effort involved. The driving force of volunte...