P2P Reform
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the turmoil of the last Jersey City municipal election, our city council considered two competing “Pay to Play Reform Ordinances,” both seeking to expand pay to play restrictions an...
Blessed are the cheesesteakers
St. Ann’s Festival returns in its solemn, gut-busting glory
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dave Arellano may have regaled visitors to the opening night of the 2014 St. Ann’s Italian Festival with a rendition of “New York, New York,” but there were no “little town blues” on display. Despi...
SCOREBOARD
Last-minute funding pleas allow WNY, JC teams to go to AABC regionals
by Jim Hague
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, local youth baseball teams have competed in the various leagues sponsored by the Amateur American Baseball Congress. Local teams have played on the Cal Ripken, Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantl...
An irate motorist fights back
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Dear Editor: Dear Hoboken Municipal Court: Literally, every time I get a parking violation in this town, I have to question the validity of the violation – a huge contributor to why I moved out of ...
Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...
Borrow a robot from the library, and more!
Events, programs, and new technology available at resource center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
With more people doing their reading on electronic devices these days, the Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center is keeping up with the times. “One of our big projects is, we’re goin...
‘They helped me get my life back’
Fire victim raises money for Fire Department as bat mitzvah project
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Somebody came down off the fifth floor and said their apartment was starting to fill with smoke,” said Stephanie Stern, recalling the events of Sept. 28, 2013, when a tragic fire in North Bergen d...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...
400 people enjoy Margaret Hague maternity hospital reunion
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Neil and Emily Esposito, twins who were born in 1951, posed recently with their toddler photos at at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital reunion, which was hosted by Jersey City Medical Center an...