Weehawken Day is coming!
Festival returns after seven-year hiatus
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Day, an all-day festival for the residents of Weehawken, will be held Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. at the town’s 10-acre park along the Hudson River waterfront. The last Weehawken Day occur...
Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
School board seat filled
Local dad chosen by majority vote
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark McNamara, a Hoboken resident and parent, was sworn in to fill Monica Stromwall’s empty seat on the Hoboken Board of Education on Sept. 13. McNamara was one of four possible replacements interv...
Different job for police officer and wife
Local couple opens day care together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Maylin Rodriguez and her husband, North Bergen Police Officer Hector Rosa, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their Kidz Learning Center on Friday, Sept. 9. The new daycare at 5108 Columbia Ave. ca...
Telling tales
Library’s eighth book event features local writers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Free Public Library will feature a variety of writing talent at the Tales of Our Cities book festival in Van Vorst Park on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) a...
Weehawken remembers
Ceremony honors the fallen of 9/11
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 15 years since the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 civilians. On Sept. 11, 2016, Weehawken residents, politicians, and municipal departments gathered at the township’s official...
SCOREBOARD
Prep doesn’t want state’s No. 1 ranking now
Hansen tries to keep his team focused after getting top spot
by Jim Hague
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The high school football season is only two weeks old and St. Peter’s Prep has already been elevated into the No. 1 ranking in the entire state, courtesy of a 41-28 victory over Blessed Trinity of ...
ROSARIO, LORENZO
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Funeral services were held Sept. 13 for Lorenzo (Bubba) Rosario, 41, of Union City. He passed away Sept. 10. He was born in Hoboken and lived most of his life in Union City where he was a cashier f...
Spyro Gyra, art, and food
23rd annual Fall Arts & Music festival is Sunday, Sept. 25
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s Fall Arts & Music Festival will take place Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street between Observer Highway and Seventh Street. The festival offers fun for people of all ages...