A Thanksgiving gift
Local pool business gets national small business award
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Jamie Gordon and his family thought they were getting a portrait done when they stepped out of their house in Country Village two days before Thanksgiving. The two people who came to the front door...
‘Explosive colors’ brighten library
New exhibition explores local artist’s inner world
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Patrons can get a glimpse inside the mind of a budding artist with the exhibit “My Inner World” at the North Bergen Free Public Library through Dec. 22. Christopher Walinski, 43, was on hand for th...
Luxury condos to replace 125-year-old church
Also: rock climbing gym coming uptown?
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The steeple of the First Baptist Church has soared high above Bloomfield Street and overlooked Hoboken since 1890. To better place the church in the history of the mile-square city, that same year,...
Not just for art’s sake
North Hudson residents create artwork to please others, themselves
by Joseph Passantino
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Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
A mild end-of-summer day, with temperatures in the 70s and low humidity, was the perfect forum for artists from West New York and North Bergen during the Edgewater Arts Council’s 24th Annual Edgewa...
High-tech honey
Students raise bees for class credit at county high school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“Very fashionable,” is how student Jessenia Morales described her new school uniform. “And protective.” Covered head-to-toe in a baggy white suit complete with thick gloves and a mesh net helmet, J...
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A mass of Christian burial was performed Nov. 25 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Catherine M. McCabe, 83, of Jersey City. She passed away at St. Ann's Home on Nov. 22. Born in Jersey City,...
Milk delivery? Chimney sweeps?
Some are still plying their trade at old-fashioned professions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Gone are the days of reaching outside your front door and picking up a glass bottle of fresh, creamy milk – or are they? On a regular basis, Rosemarie Romano of Bergen County delivers milk bottled ...
Jersey City to launch safety program for bicyclists
Plans improvements to bike lanes and to rider etiquette
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Just about two months after launching the bicycle sharing program Citi Bike Jersey City, local officials see the need to develop a program for bicycle safety. In October, some City Council members ...
Your chimney can be deadly
Getting your fireplaces, boilers, plumbing ready for winter
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though winter is still more than seven weeks away, it’s not too soon to start readying for the harshest of all seasons, according to Hudson County home improvement experts. Plumbing and heatin...
Five arrests in wake of motorcycle club melee
Police investigation into stabbings continues
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Five arrests have been made following the motorcycle club fight that left four people with knife wounds and at least 11 shell casings strewn on the ground at a clubhouse in North Bergen. All five i...