It’s a new era for Prep football
Hansen, now granddaddy of Hudson County gridiron, embarks on new challenge
by Jim Hague
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent trip down to Rev. James J. Keenan, S.J. Field in downtown Jersey City recently found a host of things going on, some of which was football related, but most of it was construction equipmen...
Kicks are getting easier to find
Kids attend opening of mini soccer pitches; ice rink may come
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials, county officials, members of the US Soccer Foundation, and the New York Red Bulls, unveiled two new mini soccer pitches on Tuesday Aug. 30. The soccer play spaces are located under ...
Thousands party Mardi Gras-style
North Bergen offers pool, games, free food
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen officials welcomed about 1,000 residents to the 10th annual Pool Party on Friday, Aug. 26, this year with a “Mardi Gras” theme. Attendees came to eat, swim, gamble, and dance from 7 p....
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
A visit from the departed
Local novelist’s short play appears in a NY festival
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When he converted one of his short stories into a play, what surprised Alfred C. Martino most was the pain he felt even decades after the real-life event that inspired the story. Although the story...
Friars back to battle on gridiron
Character No. 11; Casillas lock to start; SDA needs new swim coach
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt Gallo knew full well that he wasn’t going to turn the St. Anthony football program around in the matter of minutes; that it would take a little time to nurture the Friars into an autumn winner...
It’s the feast!
Hoboken Italian Festival reaches 90th anniversary this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Italian Festival, otherwise known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri (Our Lady of the Martyrs), returns to Sinatra Park Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday Sept 11. The religious trad...
An urban wilderness
Jersey City teachers get environmental lesson
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty teachers from 10 Jersey City schools stomped through the underbrush as if on a safari. They could have been anywhere from the depths of the Meadowlands to the rice paddies of Vietnam. But th...
100 Family Day
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the children of the Hoboken Housing Authority, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the following individuals who helped to make our 100 Family Day suc...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...