Batter Up! Historical Museum celebrates the poetry of baseball
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Baseball is part of the very fabric of Hoboken. After all, the first game by Alexander Cartwright’s and “Doc” Adams’ modern rules was played in 1846 at Elysian Fields, just yards from whe...
Helping needy kids and adults in Hoboken
Local not-for-profit to host third annual fundraising gala
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
After-school programs, transportation for senior citizens, professional development courses, family game night, and income tax assistance for the needy. The Hoboken Organization Against Poverty and...
Council meeting: Law will make it harder to demolish buildings
Also vote to allow police into public housing buildings; hearing on 500-foot bar rule will be Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
At the City Council’s meeting on Wednesday, the council unanimously introduced an amendment to the zoning code making it harder to demolish buildings or change their facades in most of the town. Th...
A helping hand
City officials cut ribbon on new walkway and tour St. Joseph’s School for the Blind
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright sunlight greeted public officials as they arrived at the front door of St. Joseph’s School for the Blind on Sept. 12. Mayor Steven Fulop, Freeholder Anthony Romano and other dignitaries came...
A carnival to celebrate the library
Kennedy Branch turns three
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Public Library celebrated its three-year anniversary with a mini-carnival Saturday, Sept. 17. Kids enjoyed a mini-Ferris wheel, cotton candy, hot dogs, bounce...
BATISTA, HECTOR D. SR.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Sept. 19 for Hector D. Batista, Sr., 68, of Jersey City. He passed away Sept. 13. He came to Jersey City from Puerto Rico as a young man. He worked for many years as a ma...
Jersey City United candidates meet public
Aspirants for school board lay out their platform
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A handful of people gathered out in front of the Greenville Public Library on Sept. 20 to attend the first of a series of public events outlining the platform of the Jersey City United candidates i...
Keeping kids safe
Guttenberg residents meet cops, firefighters at street fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg police officers and North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue members handed out pamphlets filled with safety tips, stickers, and coloring books at “Safe Kids Day” in Guttenberg on Saturday,...
FISENNE, ISABEL M.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Sept. 19 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Isabel M. Fisenne, Ph.D., 76, of Hoboken (formerly of Brooklyn). She passed away Sept. 15 at Hackensack University Medic...
‘We still have a way to go with acceptance’
Community leaders rally around priest who was suspended for same-sex support
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 25 supporters rallied at Stevens Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, to show support for Father Warren Hall. At the end of August, he was suspended from Sts. Peter and Paul Church on the corner of Fo...