A moment of reflection
Weehawken ceremony honors fallen vets
by Reporter staff
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents came out on Monday, May 24 to pay tribute to those who perished during the country’s armed conflicts. The Memorial Day Parade was led this year by Ralph Irizarry, 88, who was statio...
Savage art
Historic, cultural murals spread through Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Drivers heading into Secaucus on Paterson Plank Road are now greeted by a new sight: colonial patriots with guns drawn, defending their turf. Overhead fly snow geese in a grey sky. It’s the newest ...
Petty theft brings out the community
Neighbors pitch in to replace stolen bike
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
When John Farley’s bicycle was stolen on a Friday afternoon from in front of his house in North Bergen, where it was chained to a fence, the thief not only took Farley’s recreation, but his sole me...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where you can adopt a pet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give their l...
Meridia Le Boulevard rejected
Zoning board votes down controversial development on Boulevard East
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
In casting his vote to reject the Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise, West New York Zoning Board of Adjustment President Kenneth Blaine said the project violated the new master plan. “To approve this a...
A great performance
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the OLG Choir for their performance on Sunday, May 17 at the Veterans service at the community church. They were just great. They were un...
Weichert JC office gets award
‘Outstanding performance’ in April cited
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Phyllis Bixon, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Jersey City Downtown office was recognized for outstanding performance in April. The office led the region, which is comp...
HERNANDEZ, CARMEN
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place May 27 for Carmen Hernandez, 51, of Weehawken. She passed away May 23. She was born in Newark and lived most of her life in Weehawken. She was an assistant to the mayor ...
Jazz city for a week
Riverview Jazz Festival to kick off on June 1
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Not many people know that during the early part of the 20th Century, northern New Jersey was one of the capitals of jazz. Nearly all the jazz greats of the period appeared in clubs from Newark to P...
Annette Chaparro for Assembly
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My name is Annette Chaparro and I am asking voters to place their trust in me to serve the 33rd District as Democratic Assemblywoman. The Primary Election Day is June 2 and I hope you ...