Telling tales
Library’s eighth book event features local writers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Free Public Library will feature a variety of writing talent at the Tales of Our Cities book festival in Van Vorst Park on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) a...
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Prep doesn’t want state’s No. 1 ranking now
Hansen tries to keep his team focused after getting top spot
by Jim Hague
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The high school football season is only two weeks old and St. Peter’s Prep has already been elevated into the No. 1 ranking in the entire state, courtesy of a 41-28 victory over Blessed Trinity of ...
ROSARIO, LORENZO
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Sept. 13 for Lorenzo (Bubba) Rosario, 41, of Union City. He passed away Sept. 10. He was born in Hoboken and lived most of his life in Union City where he was a cashier f...
Spyro Gyra, art, and food
23rd annual Fall Arts & Music festival is Sunday, Sept. 25
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s Fall Arts & Music Festival will take place Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street between Observer Highway and Seventh Street. The festival offers fun for people of all ages...
Senior picnic returns
Dancing, eating, and mingling
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The town of North Bergen held its annual free picnic for seniors of North Bergen at Schuetzen Park this past Wednesday. Some seniors have been coming to the picnic for years, and others made it out...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
Liberty Realty gives
Company dedicates a percentage of profits to local groups
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
In recognition of Liberty Realty’s 1st company softball game, President Joseph Covello and Regional Director Michael Berney presented The Hoboken Little League and the Hoboken Homeless Shelter with...
VAN BUSKIRK, JOHN
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have taken place for John Van Buskirk, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away Sept. 13. He was born in New York City and lived most of his life in North Bergen. John was working as a ...
Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...