Goblins, ghouls, and ghosts
Residents lay out the orange carpet to welcome spookiest night of the year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
’Tis the season to be scary. All across North Bergen and Guttenberg the demons are out, along with the witches, ghosts, monsters, scarecrows, and a whole lotta pumpkins in advance of Halloween. On ...
A quiet contest
WNY school election subdued but significant
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Unlike the last few school board elections in West New York, the Nov. 3 race for three seats appears to be less overshadowed by outside political conflicts, and more about the candidates who are ru...
The New Flamenco Trio is coming
Season opener for UBS Atrium Series is Nov. 4
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The UBS Atrium Series starts its 13th season of free midday music with a concert by the Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the Atri...
Getting animals adopted
Local ‘Paws Fest’ a success with kids, teachers, pet owners
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
Strong winds and a steady rain could not stop county residents from rescuing, caring for, and adopting four-legged friends when a group of animal advocate groups hosted Paw Fest at Ellsworth Park i...
Let her voice be heard
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a lifelong Jersey City resident, proud JCEA member and a retired public school teacher, my concern for our city and its schools is steadfast. I believe a strong educational system i...
Vote for Reach Higher Hoboken
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Dear Editor: I have been a resident of Hoboken for the past four years. My older son attends Brandt School in the Pre-K program and my younger son will follow in his footsteps. My husband and I hav...
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Funeral services took place Oct. 29 for Virginia M. Nihen, 97, of Jersey City for most of her life before moving to Van Dyk Park Place assisted-living in Hawthorne. She passed away Oct. 24, after a...
Stained glass wall gets $80K rehab
Huge project underway at Our Lady of Fatima church
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, for its 50th birthday, the massive stained glass window at Our Lady of Fatima Church in North Bergen is getting a facelift. The 2,700-square-foot window takes up the entire façade of the...
Tour de art!
Over 100 will exhibit in 35th Annual Artists Studio Tour
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Carla Cubit spent the past year traversing New York City with her camera, capturing protesters and authorities during the Black Lives Matter demonstrations. Len Scrivanich, a Hoboken local for 26 y...
Shelter sees increase in homeless
Upcoming fundraiser promotes awareness
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Soon there will be more beds available in the local homeless shelter that serves Union City and nearby towns, but it is not enough. On Oct. 15 the Union City zoning board approved an expansion to t...