‘The Feast’ is back – with batteries
A few changes for popular 106-year-old St. Ann’s Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Friday, July 22 through Tuesday, July 26. The 106-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival, known colloquially as “T...
Ordinance takes aim at short-term Airbnb rentals
Also on tap for local officials: New town judge, buying school buildings, preserving wetlands
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms via sites like Airbnb may be restricted in the future, now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has introduced an ordinance banning shor...
‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
DIMASE, MICHAEL J. JR.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 22 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Michael J. DiMase, Jr., 43. He passed away suddenly on July 18. Born and raised in Jersey City, Michael wa...
EXTRA INNINGS
A return to glory for Roberto Clemente LL
Coach recalls title more than 25 years ago; kudos to defending champ Washington Park
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Back in 1988, a bunch of happy-go-lucky, never-say-die kids from downtown Jersey City caught the Hudson County sports spectrum’s attention by winning the New Jersey Little League championship and c...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
Fashion Week celebrates fifth anniversary
Local fest will highlight Jersey City’s diversity, raise $ for charity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it’s not scheduled to kick off until Sept. 21, organizers of Fashion Week will begin casting calls for a wide array of participants beginning July 29. This year will be something special. ...
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken’s Houghton moving up the umpiring ranks
Character No. 17, with a reminder of previous honorees
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
From the minute he was born, Ryan Houghton knew that he was going to have a life in baseball. He just never knew at what extent it would be. The Hoboken native played organized baseball in his home...