Referendum scrapped
Voters will get a second shot at changing date of election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Critics who oppose changing Jersey City’s municipal elections from May to November appear to be satisfied now that the City Council voted on Dec. 16 to put the question back on the ballot next Nove...
Hobbies into businesses
Annual Holiday Bazaar features entrepreneur craftspeople
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
If there was a theme to the Holiday Bazaar in Secaucus this year, it was people turning their hobbies into small businesses, and running them out of their homes. The event took place from 11 to 4:3...
Rock out for the holidays
Local artists to take the stage at Hoboken Holiday Banding Concert
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
With roots in Hoboken that trace back to the 1980s, the Holiday Banding Concert will continue this year with a myriad of local acts. The city began the traditional concert as a way to raise funds f...
Summer Santa
T-shirt weather for annual winter parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
After marching more than 50 blocks through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Union City in the annual Santa Parade, the revelers were ready for a snack, and Four Star Diner generously pr...
Friars look to reload with host of international newcomers
by Jim Hague
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The St. Anthony boys’ basketball team is not accustomed to losing in the NJSIAA state tournament. After all, the Friars hold the state record for championships won with 27. They have captured 12 NJ...
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 16 at St. Marys Church, West New York for Pasquale “Pat” Sacco, 95, of West New York, the father of state Senator and North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco. He passed...
Celebrating Christmas
Jersey City residents decorate for the holiday in style
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Many of the longstanding Christmas decorations of Jersey City’s past are long gone. Some, such as a display at the corner of Terrace Avenue and Bleeker, will soon vanish as redevelopment makes inro...
Trump's world and welcome to it
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Al, The "attacks" your piece referenced were not "random". They were well-planned, ideological and lethal. More are clearly in store. If the attacks reflect that "The fabric of American cultur...
Christmas, 2015
by Mayor Michael Gonnelli
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
As the temperature outside begins to drop, and the season of giving quickly approaches, the community once again comes together to celebrate the ‘Holidays’. The month of December observes holidays ...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...