Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, and about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
With Valentine’s Day drawing close, thoughts turn to love triumphs and near-misses. The release of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Feb. 13, the beginning of Valentine’s Weekend, has refocused a...
Eating for charity
Valentine’s breakfast to raises funds for worthy causes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“About a month ago one of our members received a phone call,” said Victoria “Vickie” Ciecuch, vice president of the Secaucus Fire Department Exempt Ladies’ Auxiliary, last week. A woman was calling...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
REA, JOHN A.
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Funeral mass was celebrated Jan. 31 at St. Aedan’s Church for John A. Rea, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away at Christ Hospital on Jan. 23 after a brief illness. Born in Hoboken, John was a lifelo...
Bye bye, bumpy roads
With new ordinance, council targets companies that dig up city streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to get companies that dig up city streets for water, sewer, or utility service to coordinate their work with municipal repaving, the City Council adopted an ordinance on Jan. 28 that r...
Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, and about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
With Valentine’s Day drawing close, thoughts turn to love triumphs and near-misses. The release of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Feb. 13, the beginning of Valentine’s Weekend, has refocused a...
No more visitor parking permits
Visitors to town will have to use meters as part of new parking plan; city may increase alternate side fines
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken moved one step closer to bringing the first major initiative of its comprehensive parking plan to fruition this week. On Tuesday, the City Council approved an ordinance designat...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Peanut butter beer? Chocolate bacon bark?
International Great Beer Expo brings an explosion of flavors to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents Ira and Su Ni Morenberg raised their glasses in another in a series of toasts. “We get to taste a variety of international beers that we can’t buy over here. It’s awesome,” said ...