Union City freshmen put on original play, 'Who's Next?'
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY -- Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City will put on the comic murder-mystery play “Who’s Next?” on May 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. The cast of 12 students has been rehearsing after school s...
Fake news site quotes Eminem as calling Jersey City women beautiful; real news site picks it up
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- There may be lots of beautiful women in Jersey City, but Eminem fans know that he's more partial to Midwestern girls. So did he really say this in a radio interview?: “I knew a girl ...
A hair-razing adventure
Guttenberg students and teachers shave their locks for cancer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighth grader Fernando Ortiz, 14, of Guttenberg lost a young friend to cancer years ago. While participating at a cancer fundraiser last week at the Anna L. Klein School, he said, “At least we have...
Torch passed
North Bergen police raise money for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department hosted a fundraiser and sold t-shirts last week in order to raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 10 at 9 a.m. The mission of...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
Biggest ‘Taste of Weehawken’ ever
Sold-out event raises more than $19,000 for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s a bigger crowd than ever,” said Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, winding his way through the room full of enthusiastic gourmands. “Enormous.” “It was a huge success this year,” added Holly Piz...
CRADDOCK, GEORGIA
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place April 26 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City for Georgia Craddock, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away April 21. She was the wife of the late Watki...
All in the family?
Board of Education splits over nepotism policy proposed by state group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are conflicted over a new nepotism policy that would restrict board members, administrators, and others from recommending the hiring of family members or participating in...
DALTON, ELIZABETH ANN
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 22 at St. Lawrence Church in Weehawken for Elizabeth Ann Dalton, 72, of Weehawken. She passed away surrounded by her family on April 17. She was born in New York Ci...
It’s official – Hoboken to get Trader Joe’s
Popular chain store expected to open by end of 2016, with minor snag
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 6 6 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Rummaging through the aisles at the Trader Joe’s in Edgewater, Weehawken resident George McDaniel was stocking up on organic apple blossoms and all-natural potato chips. His weekly six-mile trip wi...