Seeking to build a congregation
New rabbi at Congregation Mount Sinai takes a modern approach
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Adam Dubin doesn’t own a TV. But he owns a computer, and he is very active in using it to help generate interest in Congregation Mount Sinai in Jersey City Heights. The synagogue was founded ...
There’s a place here for young politicos
Democrat and Republican groups slug it out in informal event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Billed as a forum about the issues, the Oct. 17 debate between the Hudson County Young Republicans and Young Democrats was raucous and fun, more like a social meetup than a political event, althoug...
Scarier than ever
Weehawken goes all out for Halloween
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
If you don’t look too closely when you’re passing a house on Fulton Street, you might think people are sitting out in lawn chairs just having a good time, some even waving as you pass – until you n...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
Casey T., a fourth grader in Weehawken, wants to be Captain America, while Roger P., an elementary school student in Union City, wants to be a clown. Sebastian, Roger’s younger brother, said he pla...
A celebration of culture
The 41st Annual Hispanic Parade rocks Bergenline Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Blaring horns, cheering crowds, brightly dressed dancers and loud music filled Bergenline Avenue on Oct. 2, as thousands of people line the street through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, a...
Grown-up kids like Halloween too
Seniors, tots enjoy haunted house, snacks at Meadowview Villas
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents and seniors of Meadowview Villas enjoyed an early Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Staff members of the Housing Authority created a haunted house in the basement of one of a separate buildi...
Flood protection, development, and insurance costs
Hoboken hosts workshop to help residents understand building options
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer, along with a city planner and a floodplain expert, presented ways to lower residents’ flood insurance and talked about anti-flooding building guidelines at a workshop for residen...
There’s a place here for young politicos
Democrat and Republican groups slug it out in informal event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
Billed as a forum about the issues, the Oct. 17 debate between the Hudson County Young Republicans and Young Democrats was raucous and fun, more like a social meetup than a political event, althoug...
Support Jersey City United
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The election is fast approaching and it is clear that the best candidates for the Board of Education are Luis Felipe Fernandez (5J), Asmaa Abdalla (8J), and Matthew Schapiro (10J). The...
Praise for Mayor Stack’s leadership
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Under the leadership of Mayor Stack and ordinance was passed recently that will not allow residents and visitors to ride bicycles on the sidewalk. This ordinance will prevent unnecessa...