Variety show hawks Hudson County’s hidden talent
Comedy, storytelling, and music series a first for area
by Carlo Davis
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
In a 2002 episode of “Sex and the City,” Carrie Bradshaw, no longer able to afford her West Village apartment, is shocked when a broker suggests she look at places in Weehawken. To writer and comed...
Bucking tradition
From naan pizzas to fennel lamb chops, Matt and Meera provides hip twist on Indian American food
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jun 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt and Meera, the Indian American restaurant on central Washington Street in Hoboken, doesn’t use curry in any of its Indian dishes. While the spice is traditional in some Indian food, Matt and M...
Day of inspiration
Gandhi statue dedicated; guests from across the globe speak
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 08, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey’s first statue of the great humanitarian Mahatma Gandhi is located in Secaucus. Gifted by a local family, the statue – carved from a single piece of rock – stands outside the Sadhu Vaswa...
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Funeral services took place May 31 for Gloria Smallwood, 80, of North Bergen. She passed away May 27 at Hoboken University Hospital. Gloria was born in New York City to the late Catherine Youpa. Gl...
Hudson Theatre Ensemble offers ‘The Little Engine That Could’
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Hudson Theatre Ensemble’s latest production from their Silly on Sixth Children’s Series is “The Little Engine That Could,” an adaptation with music, song, and dance that will entertain children age...
Who murdered Michael Galdieri?
Stabbing victim was former JC council candidate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“Michael was a nice guy who would give you the shirt off his back if you needed help. Like all of us, he had his demons, but he worked hard and overcame them,” said former Assemblyman Louis Manzo l...
Springtime for the HCDO
Most organization-supported candidates prevail in primary fights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
The June 3 primary battle in Hudson County ended as a victory for the long-time Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO), which managed to fend off all but one challenger in five contested race...
U.S. gun deaths are at a staggering high
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Dear Editor: According to statistics from the Center of Disease Control, this week, the number of gun deaths in the U.S. since the tragedy in Newtown rose to 49,559. That is the size of the populat...
Working together safety
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the entire Union City School District, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Union City Police Department and all the other law enforcement agencies that help...
Jersey City ambulance contract to be rebid
City reboots a process bogged down in controversy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City has decided to re-issue bid requests for a three-year contract to supply ambulance service to residents who call 911, possibly avoiding a legal challenge from Jersey City Medical Center...