Trunk or Treat
Masquerade Parade draws hundreds to the waterfront
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The Weehawken Recreation Department held its annual Halloween Masquerade Parade and Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Weehawken Waterfront. Township employees went all out to decorate 14 tow...
21,000 free turkeys distributed in Union City
Still time to donate or get help for upcoming holidays
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to look ahead to the holidays and be thankful for what you have. Each town usually collects food for the needy, as do many churches, so if you are hungry or...
Going up
Luxury condos to rise on WNY waterfront
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Hoping to complete the project in 2018, representatives from Hovnanian Enterprises Inc., New Jersey's largest homebuilder, broke ground on a new 278-unit residential condo building along the West N...
Connors principal relishes national award nomination
Says synergy of parents, teachers, and students made it possible
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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“The World’s Greatest,” an inspiring record by R. Kelly, can be heard blaring from the speakers of the Thomas G. Connors School on any given morning. It has become so engrained into the course of t...
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A funeral mass took place Nov. 27 at the St. Joseph of the Palisade R.C. Church in West New York for Ramona Jaiz, 97, of West New York. She passed away Nov. 21 at the Palisade Nursing Home. She was...
Fabulous Friar Five sign national letters of intent together
UC’s Cedeno also signs with Georgian Court
by Jim Hague
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When it comes time for local athletes to make their way to college via the scholarship route, you don’t have to look much further than the array of basketball student/athletes who make their way to...
A Thanksgiving gift
Local pool business gets national small business award
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jamie Gordon and his family thought they were getting a portrait done when they stepped out of their house in Country Village two days before Thanksgiving. The two people who came to the front door...
‘Explosive colors’ brighten library
New exhibition explores local artist’s inner world
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Patrons can get a glimpse inside the mind of a budding artist with the exhibit “My Inner World” at the North Bergen Free Public Library through Dec. 22. Christopher Walinski, 43, was on hand for th...
Luxury condos to replace 125-year-old church
Also: rock climbing gym coming uptown?
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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The steeple of the First Baptist Church has soared high above Bloomfield Street and overlooked Hoboken since 1890. To better place the church in the history of the mile-square city, that same year,...
Not just for art’s sake
North Hudson residents create artwork to please others, themselves
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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A mild end-of-summer day, with temperatures in the 70s and low humidity, was the perfect forum for artists from West New York and North Bergen during the Edgewater Arts Council’s 24th Annual Edgewa...