Remarkable turnaround for North Bergen soccer team
Heads to county title game for first time in six years
by Jim Hague
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Needless to say, it hasn’t been a year to remember for veteran North Bergen boys’ soccer head coach John Belluardo . The current granddaddy of all Hudson County soccer coaches, Belluardo had to end...
Five candidates seek 8th District seat
Sires cites his record in the House of Representatives
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
As Rep. Albio Sires (D-8th Dist.) of West New York, a popular North Hudson political figure, seeks reelection to a seat he has held since 2006, he faces four other candidates. His opponents are Rep...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet in JC to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials gathered at the of Exchange Place transit station in Jersey City on Oct. 20. F...
Somebody’s watching you
Security cameras to be installed over 14th Street Viaduct
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost for security cameras above and below the 14th Street Viaduct may be covered by a federal grant, according to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. They voted at their Oct. 7 caucus to ap...
Bringing Maxwell’s back to live
Iconic music venue reopened and reimagined under new owners
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 24 24 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After an almost 15 month lapse, live music returned to Maxwell’s Tavern this past Friday with the debut performance of singer-songwriter Elise Testone in Hoboken. After reopening the iconic bar and...
Toothbrushes, food, and support
Students invite public to ‘Walk Against Poverty’ on Nov. 2
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Secaucus students traveled to Newark earlier this year with the Hygiene Project to distribute food and hygiene kits to the poor. “We were really shocked when we saw these people,” said A...
Season of the witch
Halloween paints the town orange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween will begin early this year with “Haunted Hallway” on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North Bergen High School, 7417 Kennedy Blvd. Immerse yourself in spooky scenes and creepy cla...
Clear-cutting Hoboken’s residents
Oct 26, 2014 | 10 10 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the 70s/80s, Hoboken was struck by an invigorating lightning bolt that, on the surface, appeared to be an exciting rediscovery of the vibrancy and edginess of an urban ‘frontier.’ A...
Parents for Excellence
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I strongly support the Parents for Excellence, Carol Harrison-Arnold, Monica Kress and Bertram Okpokwasili, for the Jersey City Board of Education election on November 4th. I am not a ...
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Oct. 15 at Our Lady of Grace Church for Edward Ryan, 84. He passed away Oct. 10 at his home. Born in Hoboken, Mr. Ryan was a lifelong resident. He served honorably in the Un...