Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
A day of their own
School board agrees to day off for Muslim holiday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of protests and urging from municipal government, the Jersey City Board of Education unanimously agreed on May 19 to establish a school holiday for the Muslim holy day of Eid...
‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Fulop nominates Hallanan for Ward B council
Lawyer and conservationist may fill Ramchal’s vacated seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
John Hallanan, an attorney working for Jersey City and a longtime conservationist, is Mayor Steven Fulop’s nominee to fill the vacated seat of Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal as Ward B councilman. A former...
BAILS, AUDREY B.
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 at Good News Bible Mission Church, Jersey City, for Audrey B. Bails of Jersey City. She passed away May 16. She was the mother of Sakinah T. Bails; daughter of Ele...
Having a (soft)ball in Weehawken
Twin sisters lead Indians to best season in decades; reach 100-hit milestone
by Jim Hague
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
( Note: This story also appeared in Jim Hague’s sports column last weekend, which you can also read on line each week at hudsonreporter.com ) It was two Tuesdays ago, and the Weehawken High School ...
A giant passes
Influential politico ‘Buddy’ Demellier dies at 68
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not a familiar face to much of the public, Harold “Buddy” Demellier Jr., who died on May 23 as the result of cardiac arrest, will be remembered as the man who kept Hudson County roads runn...