Hudson County Fair lights up North Bergen
Festival ran for two weekends in Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The third annual Hudson County Fair wrapped up in Braddock Park Oct. 9. This year, officials extended the popular event to two weekends due to popular demand. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremon...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
TASTY TIDBITS
NB’s Asmat wins latest pro bout at Mohegan Sun
Great win for Prep over DePaul; Top Fives; prayers for Hoboken grid star
by Jim Hague
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When Kevin Asmat was a high school student a few years ago, he tried out for the wrestling team at Union City High. “Wrestling was one of my favorite sports,” said Asmat, who attended both Union Ci...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Support for Moriah "Mo" Kinberg
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Dear Editor: The Heights is a vibrant neighborhood in Jersey City that is constantly evolving. New restaurants, shops, and art galleries continue to flourish, as does its deep history and community...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
Everything was golden
Film festival brought out the stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Every year, the Golden Door International Film Festival draws a lot of talented people. Some filmmakers are local talent, but many come from around the globe. And since its foundation about six yea...
Boston has a better idea than bump-outs
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Dear Editor: Boston does have better ideas Reading, this past week got me wondering, if we decide to compare our Mile Square City to that of Boston, I say let us fully embrace it. The greater Bosto...
What a Weehawken Day it was!
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Dear Editor: We had such an amazing turn out at this year’s Festival and are so happy with the way the community came together to enjoy a wonderful day of food, entertainment, games, rides and musi...