How do artists process trauma into art?
Novelist examines his own work, and books by others
by John McCaffrey
Reporter Correspondent
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 350 350 recommendations | email to a friend
“Listen to what I have to say: you don’t take away the soul of the person you murder, you give them yours.” Pacifism versus violence is one of the themes I explore in my new novel, “The Book of Ash...
BREAKING JERSEY CITY MYSTERY: Mayor to unlock safes that have been closed for 40 years...what's inside?
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The new mayor of Jersey City is curious about two safes that were found inside a vault in the mayor's office after he took office this past May. Believed to have been locked for more ...
Air show over Hudson River
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- As part of a film shoot for the new One World Trade Center, the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight team flew up and down the Hudson River on Friday, Dec. 13. The Angels flight is compr...
Fulop to recommend that Jersey City ambulance contract switch from JCMC to CarePoint
Dec 13, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced Friday that the administration will recommend to the City Council next week that CarePoint Health System and McCabe Ambulance take over the city's eme...
Twins attempt to pursue man who stole mom’s purse in Hoboken
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A pair of 13-year-old twins chased a man down Bloomfield Street on Monday after he allegedly stole their mother’s purse from out of the family car while she was inside a local bagel shop...
Angelie's law clears transportation committee
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY– Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Nicholas Sacco (D-32nd Dist.) establishing a Bill of Rights for Customers of Certain Autobuses and impose fines for unlicensed drivers was release...
Man dead; passenger critical in horrific car crash in Bayonne
Dec 12, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- A 23-year-old Bayonne man was killed and his passenger critically injured after the Jeep he was driving impacted the railroad bridge station near Avenue A and West Seventh Street just af...
$7,000 per night to stay in couple's Hoboken penthouse for Super Bowl
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Several of the towns in Hudson County, including Hoboken, Jersey City, and Secaucus, are hosting events in conjunction with next year's Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in the nearby Meadowlands. Th...
Hoboken author to read on Thursday night
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken author John McCaffrey will read from his new novel, The Book of Ash. He will also autograph copies of the book, which critics say is ‘smart and entertaining,’ ‘darkly funny,’ a ‘...
BREAKING: Property owners' group challenges results of Nov. rent control referendum; court date set for January
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – A group of Hoboken landlords and developers who last month unsuccessfully campaigned to alter Hoboken’s rent control laws announced that it has filed a lawsuit challenging the results of ...