A stroke of genius
Jun 14, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: An open letter to Mayor Zimmer, Commissioner Tooke, and Chief Ferrante: I want to express my appreciation and congratulate you for your approach to the rush hour pedestrian/auto traffi...
Rewriting the zoning book
Proposed changes allow extra height in flood areas, roof decks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
At its upcoming meeting on Wednesday, June 17, the Hoboken City Council is scheduled to vote on the first substantive updates to the city zoning code in several years. Many issues with the code rem...
Fallen police officers honored
Dedication ceremony held at Lt. Robert Grover Park for DiNardo and Santiago
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In a ceremony attended by Mayor Steven Fulop, local and state elected officials, members of the Jersey City police force, and local community members, the Redstone: The Neighborhood Association (RT...
A trip to the country
Weehawken seniors spend day in the garden
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The Weehawken seniors were treated to a box lunch and a trip to the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair on Monday, May 18. Carol Kravitz was the guide and coordinator for t...
Earthquake relief
Event raises $6K+ for Nepal victims
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The goal was to raise $5,000 for victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Instead the local Secaucus effort managed to raise more than $6,000 at a special dinner held on May 31 at the Recreation Center....
Superhero art show a year in the making
Exhibit features action figures, award-winning student artists
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Among the visitors to the North Bergen High School student art show this year was a surprise guest: The Hulk. Towering over the other attendees, the bulky green giant was joined by pals SpiderMan, ...
Only the beginning
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Dear Editor: First off, I would like to thank everyone who has supported me since day one. Unfortunately on June 2, we fell short. I would like to congratulate my opponent, Donald Brown on his vict...
ROLEK, EDWARD V.
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A funeral mass was offered June 13 at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Bayonne, for Edward V. Rolek, 90, of Jersey City. He passed away June 5 at Christ Hospital. Edward was born in ...
Let’s be Frank!
Winner of 9th Sinatra Idol contest is a Marlboro man
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Marlboro, N.J. resident Tony Corrao clinched the Ninth Annual Hoboken Sinatra Idol Contest this past Thursday night with a supersmooth rendition of “The Best is Yet to Come.” The Brooklyn-born tech...
Sunday in the park with jazz
Riverview Park Association concludes series with flair
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Riverview-Fisk Park stepped back in time on June 7, concluding a weeklong jazz festival with a Dixieland picnic. Concertgoers dressed up in costumes that ranged from early Victorian to the flapper ...