Nutrition panel tells all
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And not just to lower our risk of heart dis...
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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Poetry out loud
High Tech student advances to statewide competition
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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...
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 | 2 2 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...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Chabad parties coming up this week Chabad of Hoboken’s annual grand international Purim Party will be held Thursday, March 5, at The Multi-Service Center, 124 Grand St., in Hoboken. This year's...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
St. Anthony’s McDuffie comes of age at right time
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It was about a month or so ago when St. Anthony legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley said that his team didn’t have sufficient senior leadership on the floor. Those were words that hi...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I’m busy all the time. That’s what my friends say. I plan my time so I can get a lot done – very efficiently. I like being busy and getting things done. I know this is a trait th...