‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Jersey City welcomes Cal Ripken Jr.
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Pictured from left to right Jersey City Pershing Field Babe Ruth Cal Ripken League Executive Director Joe Napolitano Sr. and President Joe Napolitano Jr. welcome Cal Ripken Jr. to Jersey City.
Children with autism grow up
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the last 20 years, the number of children with autism and related conditions in New Jersey has skyrocketed. While schools are working to meet the needs of these children, little att...
Tulko wins ‘Excellence Award’
RE/MAX broker has won for 25 years in a row
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
RE/MAX Villa Realtors has announced that their Broker Associate, Barbara Tulko, has been awarded the 2014 NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Award for the 25th consecutive year. In the...
Nutrition panel tells all
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Dear Editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And not just to lower our risk of heart dis...
JC Fridays warms up for spring
Kicks off the season with events in nearly every part of the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The birds are still shivering in their nests and the crocuses are still buried deep under layers of snow and ice. But for Jersey City, the first real sign of spring will come on March 6 with the ar...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...