Hoboken students win big at statewide theater competition
Seniors, sophomores take home prizes for monologues, backstage skills
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Hoboken High School students set a new school record recently when they took home 10 awards from the New Jersey Thespian Festival, a theater competition that pits around 630 young actors...
A sandwich of their own
Blimpie founder talks about struggle as an entrepreneur
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago, Tony Conza, living in Jersey City at the time, and two buddies from Hoboken High School got the idea to go into business. Like many urban kids from North Jersey, they liked going t...
Food for all occasions
90 Park is many restaurants in one
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking for a fine dining experience for your family or date? How about a bar where you can hang out and enjoy a variety of tasty tapas offerings? Or maybe an inviting spot to hold a party for 150 ...
SBANO, JOHN G.
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A funeral mass was offered April 2 at Holy Rosary Church for John G. Sbano, 46 of Jersey City. He passed away March 28 at home. Born in Jersey City to the late John and Dolores Sbano, he was a life...
A child needs a good quality education
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Dear Editor: Recently, Assemblyman Charles D. Mainor introduced a bill that would require kindergarten to become a mandatory requirement in the State of New Jersey. This bill is extremely important...
Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s disease epidemic.
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Dear Editor: The recently released Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures reveals that almost two thirds of American’s living with Alzheimer’s disease are women and that...
Weehawken teen climbs WTC
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Dear Editor: I feel it important to speak up in regard to Justin, who at 16 has become a national personality for his dangerous trek up the WTC. First and foremost I do not condone his climb. With ...
TASTY TIDBITS
UC’s Gonzalez chooses Penn State
Local native Ayers signs with Giants; Anderson All-American and set to go pro
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Steven Gonzalez has definitely been living the dream the last few months. The Union City High School offensive lineman, one of the top recruits in the country, has been receiving attention from all...
‘A cheerful kid, very smiley’
Local resident establishes fund for child with disability
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
John Zero is 12 years old. He was born with cerebral palsy. John is quadriplegic and uses a wheelchair. He needs your help. John’s parents have cared for him over the years in their Moonachie home ...
Life and death of Jesus, in Hudson County
100th Passion Play features performers from local towns
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Park Performing Arts Center is staging the 100th year of its internationally known production, “The Passion Play: The Musical,” and it features a strong Hudson County presence. Directing the pl...