Weichert JC office gets award
‘Outstanding performance’ in April cited
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Phyllis Bixon, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Jersey City Downtown office was recognized for outstanding performance in April. The office led the region, which is comp...
A moment of reflection
Pershing Field ceremony remembers fallen Viet vets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
People came from throughout northern New Jersey on May 24 to pay tribute to the 65 Jersey City residents who perished during the Vietnam War and the dozens who died later as a result of wounds or o...
A moment of reflection
Weehawken ceremony honors fallen vets
by Reporter staff
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Local residents came out on Monday, May 24 to pay tribute to those who perished during the country’s armed conflicts. The Memorial Day Parade was led this year by Ralph Irizarry, 88, who was statio...
Savage art
Historic, cultural murals spread through Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Drivers heading into Secaucus on Paterson Plank Road are now greeted by a new sight: colonial patriots with guns drawn, defending their turf. Overhead fly snow geese in a grey sky. It’s the newest ...
Petty theft brings out the community
Neighbors pitch in to replace stolen bike
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
When John Farley’s bicycle was stolen on a Friday afternoon from in front of his house in North Bergen, where it was chained to a fence, the thief not only took Farley’s recreation, but his sole me...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where you can adopt a pet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give their l...
Meridia Le Boulevard rejected
Zoning board votes down controversial development on Boulevard East
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
In casting his vote to reject the Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise, West New York Zoning Board of Adjustment President Kenneth Blaine said the project violated the new master plan. “To approve this a...
HERNANDEZ, CARMEN
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Funeral services took place May 27 for Carmen Hernandez, 51, of Weehawken. She passed away May 23. She was born in Newark and lived most of her life in Weehawken. She was an assistant to the mayor ...
SCOREBOARD
Weehawken, Union City among last teams standing
Both Soaring Eagles and Indians reach respective state sectional title games
by Jim Hague
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
They are separated by only a few blocks in northern Hudson County. In fact, the two municipalities border each other along Park Avenue, as Union City head baseball coach Chipper Benway is quick to ...
Congratulations Keith Anthony Cruz
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Keith Anthony Cruz has graduated from William Paterson University with high honors and his bachelor's degree in Psychology. His mother wrote, "Words cannot express how extremely proud I am of you a...