Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Peanut butter beer? Chocolate bacon bark?
International Great Beer Expo brings an explosion of flavors to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents Ira and Su Ni Morenberg raised their glasses in another in a series of toasts. “We get to taste a variety of international beers that we can’t buy over here. It’s awesome,” said ...
Death Valley, N.J.
Fourth graders hold National Parks Fair
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Fourth grader Isabella Arias brought a piece of Death Valley to class on Friday, Jan. 30. It was the day of the National Park Fair at Franklin School in North Bergen. Isabella, in her park ranger h...
Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, and about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
With Valentine’s Day drawing close, thoughts turn to love triumphs and near-misses. The release of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Feb. 13, the beginning of Valentine’s Weekend, has refocused a...
Cirillo replaces Vargas as a WNY commissioner
Rift with Mayor Roque appears to be healed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that would have seemed impossible only two years ago, Mayor Felix Roque and three other commissioners voted on Feb. 4 to appoint Cosmo Cirillo to replace Rubin Vargas on the town’s five-m...
Hoboken Catholic’s poker/blackjack tournament a success
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Dear Editor: Everyone at Hoboken Catholic Academy would like to thank all who were involved in this year's very successful poker/blackjack tournament. Our outing was held on Friday January 30, 2015...
SINISI, JANET
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Janet Sinisi, 63, a longtime resident of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 2. She worked as a clerk/ secretary for the North Ber...
Taxi drivers cry: Deliver us from Uber!
But mayor may allow local cabs to be hailed via rival app
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
A long winter lies ahead for Hoboken taxi and limousine operators, and it doesn’t take a groundhog to see what is casting the shadow. Fifteen months after the ridesharing service UberX debuted in n...
City shuts down chromium cleanup site
Redevelopment of Garfield Avenue property at heart of conflict
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In a fight that will affect the future development of a 20-acre chromium-contaminated site along Garfield Avenue, city officials said they intended to close down cleanup operations there on Monday,...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...