River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to look out over the Hudson River one afternoon last week, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port I...
Police restructuring pulled from council agenda
Changes will be reintroduced; council addresses public speaker limit
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Two ordinances that would have revamped the Jersey City Police Department were pulled from the City Council agenda on July 16 at the request of the mayor’s office. Mayor Steven Fulop submitted the ...
Art awakenings
New exhibits at galleries in Hoboken, Jersey City
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When French photographer Fabrice Silly came to Hoboken, he only managed to take three pictures. It wasn’t for lack of subject matter. Silly’s photographs of Hoboken’s train terminal and waterfront,...
Get ready for action
‘Marvel Universe Live!’ coming to IZOD Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
This isn’t polite tea-and-crumpets theater. This is high-adrenaline live spectacle for fans of comic books, blockbuster movies, video games, and martial action. “From the very beginning, there’s a ...
RUSKA, FRANK J.
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place July 23 for Frank J. Ruska, 86. He died July 21 at Homestead Rehabilitation Center, Newton. Born in Jersey City, he was a lifelong resident. He served in the US Army dur...
Blessed are the cheesesteakers
St. Ann’s Festival returns in its solemn, gut-busting glory
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dave Arellano may have regaled visitors to the opening night of the 2014 St. Ann’s Italian Festival with a rendition of “New York, New York,” but there were no “little town blues” on display. Despi...
SCOREBOARD
Last-minute funding pleas allow WNY, JC teams to go to AABC regionals
by Jim Hague
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, local youth baseball teams have competed in the various leagues sponsored by the Amateur American Baseball Congress. Local teams have played on the Cal Ripken, Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantl...
An irate motorist fights back
Jul 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Dear Hoboken Municipal Court: Literally, every time I get a parking violation in this town, I have to question the validity of the violation – a huge contributor to why I moved out of ...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Union City is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
‘They helped me get my life back’
Fire victim raises money for Fire Department as bat mitzvah project
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“Somebody came down off the fifth floor and said their apartment was starting to fill with smoke,” said Stephanie Stern, recalling the events of Sept. 28, 2013, when a tragic fire in North Bergen d...