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‘Taste’ in Weehawken
Annual food fest raises $18K for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
After 17 years of food, fun, and fundraising, the annual Taste of Weehawken food festival may move to a new location next year. At the May 2 event, Mayor Richard Turner announced to the crowd that ...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series
His ‘City Band’ is renowned for its virtuosity
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and his CityBand will play the UBS Atrium Series on Thursday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard, located in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken...
Four local students win design prizes
‘Dream Racers’ team designs car, advances to nationals in Texas
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, April 1, a team of boys and girls from North Bergen, Weehawken, and Teaneck who have known each other since their day care days participated in the “Formula 1 in School” competition he...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Annual Court Night will be June 6 The Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage, in partnership with the state Bar Association & Foundation, the Hudson County Bar Association & Foundation, and ...
International food festival returns
17th annual ‘Taste of Weehawken’ will raise funds for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Forget Punxsutawney Phil and Groundhog Day. Residents of Hudson County know that spring arrives when the annual Taste of Weehawken culinary fundraiser lights up Lincoln Harbor. This year’s event on...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?
Family anxious to find driver, five years after local bodybuilder dies of injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his la...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...

past weeks news

Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Tragedy in the Hudson
Bodies of two local men found in Weehawken Cove
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Sowing seeds
New day care holds ribbon-cutting in Weehawken
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano