May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place May 1 for Leo Joseph Gosselin Jr., of Union City. He died April 28 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Jersey City to the late Victoria and Leo Gosselin, Leo w...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
Come visit Neverland
Hoboken district to perform Peter Pan this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend, 100 kids from the Hoboken school district will perform the Broadway musical Peter Pan to an expected 800 attendees each night. The 1954 musical follows lovable leader of the lost boy ...
‘Taste’ in Weehawken
Annual food fest raises $18K for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
After 17 years of food, fun, and fundraising, the annual Taste of Weehawken food festival may move to a new location next year. At the May 2 event, Mayor Richard Turner announced to the crowd that ...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Fire truck may have missed train signal
Crash with HBLR train on May 5 injured 15 people
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
A preliminary finding by investigators looking into the accident May 5 when a Jersey City fire engine struck a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train, injuring 15 people, suggests the fire truck may have m...
‘From a caterpillar to a butterfly’
Library holds kids’ event for Autism Awareness Month
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten special needs students from Wallace Elementary School danced among bubbles that floated from a nearby machine, with the pop hit “Happy” playing on a boombox in a third floor room in the Hoboken...
Help us take care of the books
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Friends of the Hoboken Library will be collecting gently-used books at the upcoming Hoboken Library Book Fair on Saturday, June 10! The Friends have a longstanding tradition of spo...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
Food from all corners
Town holds international food and wine festival benefiting NJ Special Olympics
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen locals with diverse eating palettes managed to satisfy their desires at the first annual Multicultural Food, Wine and Beer festival in Bruins Stadium May 6. The North Bergen Police Dep...