ALBANESE, FRANCES J
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial took place April 18 at the Madonna Church on the Hill in Fort Lee for Frances J. Albanese, 92, of West New York. She died peacefully on Palm Sunday, April 9, in Rockleigh...
Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?
Family anxious to find driver, five years after local bodybuilder dies of injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his la...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
ALUM, DR. ROLANDO (Sr.)
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A funeral mass was held March 31 at St. Joseph of the Palisades R.C. Church, West New York, for Dr. Rolando Alum, Sr., 104, who died peacefully on March 27 at Palisades Hospital. Born in Cuba, wher...
Election gossip ramps up
Rumors swirl around possible mayoral candidates for November race
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents will elect a mayor and three at- large council members this coming November. Elections in the mile-square city typically do not fall along Democrat/Republican lines, but among sup...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 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...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 406 406 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Dishes that are different
From ‘taco pizza’ to ‘poached prawns,’ foodies love experimental edibles
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
First there were the ever-present rainbow bagels that took over social media, then it was the recent black “Goth ice cream.” Now, national TV has seized on a Hoboken-based craze -- the “taco pizza”...