Get your mind onto the gutter
Mural competition brightens up storm drains for Earth Day
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s too easy for some people to walk down the street and toss their trash into a storm drain without remembering that they empty into the Hudson River. But what if that gutter was decorated with s...
Hands-on civics lesson
Students from throughout Hudson County take over gov’t
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
If Frank Gargiulo, superintendent of the Hudson County Schools of Technology, expected to have an easy time when he appeared at the freeholder version of the “County Government for a Day” program o...
Here to help
Weehawken High School wins charity competition
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School was among several high schools in New Jersey that recently won an award in the annual Charity Champions Competition sponsored by Optimum and Cablevision. In the contest, high ...
Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
Hurley movie gets premiered in his hometown
Schaap, ESPN team brings brilliant documentary to Jersey City
by Jim Hague
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bobby Hurley was admittedly apprehensive about ESPN’s magazine show “E:60” doing a feature length movie about his life, especially with the time frame of the filming. “Just in terms of access and c...
Singer, orator, and more
Jersey City girl seeks musical career
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
At 15 years old, Renata P. Thomas, a ninth grade student at Hudson County Prep, may already be on the road to musical success. Thomas, who also studies in the Snyder High School JC Arts program, re...
Put a wing on it
St. Francis will host competition to benefit the hungry
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Modest though he may be, Chef Marcelo Aparicio of Hoboken’s Carpe Diem restaurant is a strong contender to retain his crown in the “Best Wings in Hoboken” at St. Francis’ annual “A Wing & A Prayer”...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
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Broa Café 297 Grove St. (201) 463-1467 I walk up and down Grove Street all the time, but I somehow missed this small Portuguese eatery. It’s below street level, so you need to ke...
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A funeral liturgy was performed April 8 at St. Paul of the Cross R.C. Church, Jersey City, for Lucia Santopietro, 99, of Jersey City. She passed away April 4. Born in Pontecorvo, Italy to the late ...