Two cheesy fundraisers
Foodies out in droves for Mutzfest and Mac & Cheese cook-off
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Which would you rather eat: a replica of Mt. Vesuvius made from hand-tossed mozzarella or something called the “The Grande Cadillac” of macaroni and cheese? You could have tried both – for a good c...
City will test for lead in water
Independent consultant to be hired to check Suez Jersey City water quality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In response to local concerns raised by news stories about lead contamination in the water supply in Flint, Mich., Jersey City will hire an independent, third party consultant to test the city’s dr...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
Paul Anka’s hairstylist marks nearly a decade at salon
Weehawken resident’s UC business ‘rose from the ashes’ after 2004 fire
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Jackie Cruz says she would not have been able to bounce back after a fire destroyed her Union City salon in 2004 if it wasn’t for her customers. But being Paul Anka’s hairstylist...
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A funeral service took place Feb. 3 for Maryanne Sanchez, 73. She passed away Jan. 31 at her residence. Maryanne was a lifelong resident of Weehawken, having lived in Union City previously. She was...
SDA rolls to yet another Hudson County track championship
Hudson Catholic garners the boys’ HCTCA team crown
by Jim Hague
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A lot is written about and talked about St. Anthony and the Friars’ dominance in boys’ basketball, not just on the local level, but on state and national spectrums. And the attention that the Friar...
Scary situation
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Dear Editor: Just after the New Year, one of our family members needed to be rushed to the hospital. We decided to go to a nearby hospital that has the reputation of being one of the best in the st...
Water problems in the firehouses
During upgrades, a walkthrough with Fire Chief Peskens
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
While water is a blessing to help firefighters fight blazes, water from heavy rains and aging pipes has made life difficult for firefighters in Hoboken. Hoboken’s firemen and women are beginning to...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...