Earthquake relief
Event raises $6K+ for Nepal victims
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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.
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Silver screen dream
Local resident wants to resurrect old Summit Theatre
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Craig O’Connor still remembers walking the five blocks from his childhood home to see the original “Superman” movie at the Summit Theatre in Union City in 1978. The theater served as a cultural tou...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance next week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
Silver screen dream
Local resident wants to resurrect old Summit Theatre
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Craig O’Connor still remembers walking the five blocks from his childhood home to see the original “Superman” movie at the Summit Theatre in Union City in 1978. The theater served as a cultural tou...