Helping Hobokenites ‘from birth to death’
HOPES celebrates 50 years, but many aren’t aware of all the agency’s services
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The HOPES moniker is a conspicuous one in Hoboken -- it can be seen on the sides of school buildings and senior centers, on vans that make their way up and down Washington Street, and on lists of p...
County taxes may decline for Secaucus
Also at meeting: Public improvement projects, senior programs announced
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus property owners may see the county portion of their tax bills decline this year. Councilman Robert Costantino announced the good news at the Secaucus Town Council meeting on March 11, noti...
‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ and benefit evening coming to Weehawken
Theater group emphasizes community involvement, low ticket prices
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Theatre Works, a not-for-profit regional group based in Weehawken, will launch its second production at the theater at Weehawken High School in early May. Karen Brady, co-founder of the grou...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
No funds for felines
City slashes budget for animal shelter
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Andrew Siegel, the president of the Liberty Humane Society, the animal shelter in Jersey City, said that the city’s contract awarded last month for shelter services represented a significant cut. T...
OLIVIER, GEORGE R.
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were offered March 7 for George R. Olivier of Nedrow, N.Y., formerly of Jersey City. He passed away March 2. George was born in Jersey City and was a lifetime resident before movin...
Second anniversary of fatal hit-and-run on Tonnelle
Driver still not identified; family seeks closure
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“He just wanted to go out and unwind,” said Jorge Monroig about his brother Omar. On March 21, 2012, Omar had celebrated his birthday quietly with his wife and son. Two days later, on a Friday, “He...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
What else are you being dishonest about?
Mar 16, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor I am writing to express my frustration regarding the what seems like routine lying coming out of city hall. On February 24th the city Facebook page made a post regarding that 514 pothol...
A festival for the stage
STAGEFest unveils local and regional talent for second year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when STAGEfest unveiled its unique assortment of talented performances, the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre drew more than 600 people to six different performance spaces and more than 25 ...