A fresh start for ex offenders
Integrity House joins forces with Martin’s Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Reigle was 23 years old when a judge sentenced him to 30 years for murder. “I grew up in Kearny,” he told officials at a tour of the newly-modernized community reentry facility at Sacred Heart ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Here comes a traffic nightmare
Route 139 roadwork will spill traffic on to Jersey City streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) told the Hudson County Board of Freeholders last week to expect significant detours at the south end of Jersey City Heights du...
Food galore
Jersey City Project Eats draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kicking off its second summer, JC Project EATS drew thousands to the front of City Hall recently, a day-long street fair celebrating the season with cool drinks and delicious food. The two day even...
From Jersey City to the Jersey Shore
Up-and-coming band played live on WFMU
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City got a little taste of the Jersey shore last week when The Coffin Daggers stopped over to do a live performance on their way to the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival. Peter Klarnet, the ba...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A&P files for bankruptcy; five Hudson markets could be sold to Acme Five supermarkets in Hudson County are slated to be sold and two more could close after A&P filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy prote...
In his honor
West District police station is named after fallen police officer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The West District police station has been officially named for Det. Melvin Santiago on the first anniversary of his death in the line of duty. “Three hundred sixty-five days ago, Det. Melvin Santia...
Beat a PATH to Chickpea
Middle Eastern restaurant is the first step in the new Journal Square hub
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
In what officials hope will be the next step toward the transformation of the Journal Square Transportation Center (JSTC), Chickpea Restaurant opened on July 9. Mayor Steven Fulop and Mike Marino, ...
A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Both The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have performed songs about tumbling dice, mostly in regard to romance. But for artist Kati Vilim, whose work is being featured by the Majestic Gallery ...
A feast for the soul
St. Anne’s Festival kicks off in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The 18th annual three day St. Anne’s Festival in Jersey City will kick off starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 24. Started in 1997, the festival has become a popular attraction in Jersey City Height...