Town donates $7K to September fire victims
Community unites to support displaced families
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Esther Forman, whose North Bergen apartment was destroyed in a fire last year, knows exactly what she’s going to do with a financial donation she got recently. “I’m taking this money and I’m going ...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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...
He’s a magic man
West New York resident makes smiles appear
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time he was a 9-year-old boy in Vieques, a small island off Puerto Rico where he lived with his parents, brother, and two sisters, Eric Lindsey knew he was “born to make people smile.” His...
Get ready for action
‘Marvel Universe Live!’ coming to IZOD Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 ...
P2P Reform
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the turmoil of the last Jersey City municipal election, our city council considered two competing “Pay to Play Reform Ordinances,” both seeking to expand pay to play restrictions an...
An irate motorist fights back
Jul 27, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 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 ...
RUSKA, FRANK J.
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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...
Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...
Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A small sign on the front door said: “Sold out.” It was a good kickstart to WFMU’s new performance venue, and music radio fans gathered to celebrate. Designed not as regular bar venue, but a space ...