Young at heart
Sinatra-fied Shakespeare hits home in Hoboken
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in the inner sanctum of an Athenian wood, the sea is never far. In Hoboken, it is often close enough to fill one’s eyes and mind. In choosing to set his production of “A Midsummer Night’s Drea...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Save the monarch butterflies of Hudson County
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Recently I wrote to a powerful Hudson County politician with what I conceived as a rather esoteric request: throw a life-line to a threatened species of butterfly called the Monarch by...
Rising from the ashes
Willow Avenue café reopens after fire
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
After six and a half months of shuttered service, D’s Soul Full Café is back in business, and possibly better than ever. On New Year’s Day 2015, an electrical fire broke out in the apartment above ...
From Jersey City to the Jersey Shore
Up-and-coming band played live on WFMU
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City got a little taste of the Jersey shore last week when The Coffin Daggers stopped over to do a live performance on their way to the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival. Peter Klarnet, the ba...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
American Dream rises from the wetlands
Construction underway on massive mall and entertainment complex
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As the joke goes, the “crane” is the new official bird of the Meadowlands. Numerous construction cranes tower over the property around the megamall once known as Xanadu near MetLife Stadium in East...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Don’t resist educational change in Jersey City
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Jersey City Public Schools are blessed with many advantages: dynamic and devoted teachers, visionary leadership, a diverse student body, and thousands of parents excited to partici...