Captivated by a divine guitar
The musical journey of Edgar Gonzalez
by Melissa Heule
Reporter correspondent
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North Bergen resident Edgar Gonzalez’s unique guitar sounds filled an intimate space during a free concert at the William V. Musto Cultural Center in Union City recently. Whether he played solo or ...
Raise the flag
West New York council and community celebrate Peruvian independence
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Mayor Felix E. Roque and council gathered outside Town Hall on July 24 to raise the Peruvian Flag before a crowd of more than a dozen community members present at the 5 p.m. event. Al...
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Funeral services took place Aug. 13 for Audrey “Bunny” Soriero, 72. She died suddenly Aug. 7 while visiting her son in Maryland. Born in Jersey City, she lived in Wayne. She was a retired licensed ...
Giants defensive stalwarts Ayers, Casillas are ‘J.C.’ all the way
Different roads to Meadowlands began in Jersey City
by Jim Hague
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When they arrived at the start of training camp with the New York Giants a few weeks ago, there was no way that Robert Ayers and Jonathan Casillas knew each other. After all, the two seven-year NFL...
Help make back to school supply drive a success
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Dear Editor: Back to school time is a very exciting time when you are a child. We may not believe this but many children love to go back to school to interact with their friends and teachers. I bel...
Thank you Mayor Zimmer
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Dear Editor: I want to thank Mayor Zimmer for the highly professional job that she performs for our city. She works on our behalf with straightforward efficiency and integrity, and with a minimum o...
DiVincent out as director of city’s public housing
CFO Emil Kotherithara appointed in interim
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Chief Financial Officer Emil Kotherithara will serve as the agency’s acting executive director until the search for a permanent replacement is complete. At its monthly mee...
‘Healing is power’
Army veteran comes back to Jersey City to help other vets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
When Yolanda Dortch-Amiker joined the U.S. Army in 1995, she had a number of reasons. Raised in Jersey City, she joined the military to get away from many of the problems of the inner city. As it t...
Best places to take your dog
Hudson County locales to run, romp, and sniff
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
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Owning a dog, some may say, is similar to having a child. Except children are allowed to go everywhere their parents take them, for better or worse. Trying to find activities that are “dog friendly...
Meet the new boss
Former deputy police chief brings changes to town’s public housing
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
After working 25 years in the North Bergen police department, culminating in his position as deputy chief, Gerald Sanzari was uniquely qualified to become executive director of the township’s Housi...