Former councilman’s daughter dies
Eileen Gaughan hit by a car on shore highway
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Eileen Gaughan, 42, daughter of former Jersey City Councilman Bill Gaughan, was killed after being struck by a car in Wall Township the night of Tuesday, Aug. 18. She was apparently struck when try...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
From Weehawken to Fulbright
Proposes to strengthen U.S.-Mexico trade relations
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Grassi may not be of Spanish origin, but he has quickly picked up the language. With experience that has taken him to several Latin countries, he’ll pick up his bags again for Mexico as a Fulb...
EZ riders
Nonprofit offers seminars and more on public transportation options
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The name says it all: the New Jersey Transportation Independence Program, or NJTIP. The nonprofit organization provides educational assistance to Jersey residents on how to travel around the region...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
Asian stars take the stage in Secaucus
‘Fiesta in America’ showcases Filipino entertainment, food, products, services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For some, it was all about the food. For others, it was the products direct from overseas. Still others came to see their favorite stars from the other side of the globe. There was something for ev...
Getting in gear
Zimmer announces Sept. start for bike share
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
After two and a half years of planning and fundraising, the finish line is in sight for Hoboken’s bike share program. Thanks to sponsorships from six local companies, the city and its private partn...
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A mass of Christian burial took place Aug. 21 at St. Rose of Lima Church, Belmar, for John “Jack” Ferry, 45, of Ocean Township. He passed away peacefully on Aug. 15. John was a Jersey City firefigh...
Plenty to be proud of
LGBT festival will celebrate landmark year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
This is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgendered) pride week in Jersey City, featuring a series of events that started Aug. 22 and will lead up to the15th annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festi...
Can Lincoln be even better this year?
Despite big losses to graduation, Lions hope to take bigger leap
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Simply put, the Lincoln High School football team enjoyed a spectacular 2014 season. The Lions won 10 games, captured the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League-White Division title for the ...