Let’s be Frank
Singers pay tribute to hometown hero, Sinatra-style
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixteen crooners took the stage at Sinatra Park on the Hoboken waterfront on Thursday night for the 10th annual Frank Sinatra Idol Contest, drawing contestants from around the country to mimic the ...
Cuban pride on the march
North Hudson hosts 15th annual parade and festival
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson paid homage to its Cuban population with the 15th annual Cuban Parade and Festival of New Jersey last Sunday, kicking off in North Bergen. And despite a rainy start, nothing could damp...
Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series dates announced
Free concerts every Sunday evening against NYC skyline
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer is right around the corner, and that means the 2016 Hamilton Park Sunday Concert Series will once again begin, highlighting local talent. The series is a chance to relax with friends and fam...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
After fatal accident earlier this year; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27 while trying t...
Always remembered
Union City park honors six police killed in line of duty
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
A new park opened in Union City on the corner of Eleventh and West streets last month, dedicated to the six Union City police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Union City Police Ch...
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered June 9 at St Augustine's RCC in Union City for Ernestina Eneida Gonzalez, 87. Born in Havana, Cuba, she was a resident of Union City. She was the former owner of St Jude Je...
Poignant memories of Muhammad Ali
Locals recall trips the champ made to Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Muhammad Ali died on June 3, sparking worldwide mourning and stirring up memories among those who knew him, met him, or saw his prize fights. But few realize that Ali made several trips to Hudson C...
Hudson goes for Clinton and Trump
Fake sample ballots, distributed in North Hudson, omit several candidates
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County helped Hillary Clinton handily defeat U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to win the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, and Donald Trump continued his victory at the Republican side ...
Remembering ‘The Greatest’
Ali’s legacy carried into Hudson County
by Jim Hague
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Muhammad Ali’s passing last week at the age of 73 wasn’t totally shocking. After all, the most recognizable sports personality of the 20th century was in severe decline over the last 30 years, with...
Cutting taxes on retirement income can help so many struggling NJ retirees
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Secure retirement is out of reach for many New Jersey residents and income taxes on retirement benefits makes this problem worse. We should not be penalizing people for planning for a ...