In living color
Braddock Park gets first mural
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
There's a well-hidden sci-fi “Easter egg” in local artist Ray Arcadio's new Braddock Park mural. (An “Easter egg” is an image or joke hidden in a work of art, such as a movie, painting, or video ga...
Parking restrictions for visitors
Commissioners hope to enforce new rules by fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at their July 18 meeting to change parking rules in certain parts of town. The regulations will designate one side of several streets ju...
‘People are okay with this being medicine now’
The Reporter tours Hudson County’s first medical marijuana dispensary
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s new kind of Girl Scout cookies for sale in town -- though you’re going to need a prescription to get them. “Girl Scout Cookies” is actually the name of a strain of marijuana sold at the Har...
Those were the days
Secaucus museum’s exhibits inspire warm memories
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus artifacts and memorabilia are now on display at the newly-opened Secaucus Town Museum at 150 Plaza Center – an old timer’s dream come true. The museum, which opened on July 12, features hu...
CHISMAR, MARTIN B.
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A funeral mass was offered July 16 at St. Vincent dePaul Church, Bayonne, for Martin B. Chismar, 71. He died July 11 at Jersey City Medical Center. Born in Wyoming, Pa., he was the son of the late ...
Large turnout for ferry hearing
Residents protest NY Waterway plan to refuel on waterfront
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of residents attended a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hearing on July 18 concerning NY Waterway’s application to turn the former Union Dry Dock site on the waterfront into a homeport for fe...
What’s happening with immigration?
Rabbi visits Texas to get a clearer sense
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Robert Scheinberg returned to Hoboken last week after a three-day trip to the country’s border with Mexico to get a better understanding of the nation’s immigration situation. Immigration has...
McNAMARA, FRANK
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place July 24 for Frank “Mack” McNamara, 90, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully July 16. Frank was a parishioner of St. Anne’s Church in Jersey City...
Please protect the ‘donut hole’
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Dear Editor: During the City Council’s last meeting on July 11, an ordinance was passed by a 7-2 vote that will erode resident’s quality of life in Hoboken. We voted against this measure. The ordin...
SCOREBOARD
Sports betting now legal in northern New Jersey
Place a bet on anything at the Meadowlands race track
by Jim Hague
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Eddie Mercado is not your typical sports bettor. The retired postal worker from Hoboken dabbles from time to time, making small sports bets here and there. Mercado admitted that he had a bookie tha...