‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
SCOREBOARD
Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...
Jersey City welcomes Cal Ripken Jr.
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Pictured from left to right Jersey City Pershing Field Babe Ruth Cal Ripken League Executive Director Joe Napolitano Sr. and President Joe Napolitano Jr. welcome Cal Ripken Jr. to Jersey City.
Remembering Vincent Ascolese: HHS Sports Hall of Fame Dinner of Years Past
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently, legendary North Bergen football Coach Vincent Ascolese passed away. His passing brought to my mind a dinner in 1995. As a tribute, here’s the scene. Hoboken High School has c...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
PICINIC, NADALO
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 25 at St. Francis R.C. Church Hoboken, for Nadalo “Bozo” Picinic, 83 of Secaucus, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away peacefully on Feb. 21 at Christ Hospital in Jer...
Poetry out loud
High Tech student advances to statewide competition
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“When people think about poetry they think about dead poets. They think about Shakespeare,” said Aaleah Oliver, the 16-year-old High Tech High School junior who will be competing in the statewide P...
Singing for a reason
Fundraiser for Hoboken fire victims brings out hundreds to watch local bands
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Thursday, over 150 Hobokenites came out to the Elks Club to watch six local bands perform, eat food catered by Dark Side of the Moo, and support the eight families and one business who re...
JC Fridays warms up for spring
Kicks off the season with events in nearly every part of the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The birds are still shivering in their nests and the crocuses are still buried deep under layers of snow and ice. But for Jersey City, the first real sign of spring will come on March 6 with the ar...