The ‘dinosaur’ by the river
Local officials and environmentalists rally to back Obama Clean Power Plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Pat Hilliard and Mike Ruscigno came from Bayonne to Jersey City’s Leonard Gordon Park last Tuesday bearing signs in support of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. As members of the Bayonne N...
Cooking (and eating) at the library
Local chef demonstrates her eclectic food artistry
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping its doors open for an after-hours event, the Weehawken Library featured Lorraine Wuillamey, owner of Lorraine’s Table, in a summer cooking demonstration and tasting session on July 23 for a...
Meadowlands bridge needs emergency repairs
Additional construction to include flood wall, Greenway
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Meadowlands Parkway Bridge isn’t falling down… but it is in need of extensive repairs. At the Secaucus Town Council meeting on July 28, Mayor Michael Gonnelli announced that the last state inspecti...
Guttenberg shuttle takes off
Weekend service begins, will expand to weekdays in fall
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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A cheer went up inside the bus as it pulled away from the curb on its maiden voyage. About a dozen passengers were on board as the Guttenberg Shuttle took off from in front of the senior building a...
Cops and kids watch out in WNY
‘Night Out Against Crime’ emphasizes everyday hazards, where to get help
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A half hour before the festivities of this year’s “Night Out Against Crime” in West New York began on Aug. 4, kids and parents gathered at the gate to Miller Stadium. This was the 32nd year of an e...
TANNER, MARY F.
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Funeral mass took place July 18 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Mary F. Tanner, 83, of Secaucus, formerly of Weehawken. She passed away at home July 15. She was the wife of the late ...
Signs of the City, Part VII
Neighbors write to neighbors all over Hoboken
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in this social media-dominated era, Twitter and Facebook can’t resolve everything. Sometimes, neighbors just have to get out pen and pad and write notes to other neighbors. For the seventh ins...
Citi Bike Jersey City to launch in September
Subscribers also have access to New York City program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In a joint statement, Mayor Steven Fulop and Jay Walder, president and CEO of Motivate, have announced that Jersey City’s new bike share program will kick off in September. The program will be call...
Hudson County has beaches
Even in cities, swaths of sand and shore hide in plain sight
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly two centuries ago, Hudson County was a destination for beach enthusiasts. From the 1840s until at least the 1880s, the Hotel LaTourette and its surrounding beaches at Bergen Point in Bayonne...
A delicate balance: economic development and the environment
NJSEA head shares Meadowlands plans at business breakfast
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Wayne Hasenbalg had a message, “for all of those naysayers that thought the big bad Sports Authority was going to come on board and undermine… all the great things that were done” by the New Jersey...