Remembering Vincent Ascolese: HHS Sports Hall of Fame Dinner of Years Past
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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...
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 | 38 38 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...
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 | 57 57 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...
Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...
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...
Tulko wins ‘Excellence Award’
RE/MAX broker has won for 25 years in a row
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RE/MAX Villa Realtors has announced that their Broker Associate, Barbara Tulko, has been awarded the 2014 NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Award for the 25th consecutive year. In the...
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 | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 21 21 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...
Tomorrow’s quarterbacks
500 kids celebrate end of football season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a day of celebration, congratulations, and lots and lots of food. Approximately 500 local kids were honored at the North Bergen Recreation Department’s annual Football Awards program on Satu...