weehawken news

Dangerous stunt
Teenager arrested after scaling Weehawken tower
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re not confirming the name of the juvenile that was arrested because there are confidentiality issues due to his age,” said Gene Rubino, spokesperson for the Hudson County prosecutor’s office. ...
Lawsuit settled
Former tax assessor said mayor overstepped bounds
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken taxpayers will have to pay $120,000 for a legal settlement with the town’s former tax collector, Joseph Fredericks. The township’s agreement with Fredericks closed the book on a federal l...
Fresh faces at the Fall Arts & Music Festival
Young singer-songwriters featured in annual Washington Street party
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Darlene Love knew she was a star long before the world knew her name. A minister’s daughter from San Antonio, Texas, Love sang backup in dozens of classic songs as part of Phil Spector’s Wall of So...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Free musical event offered for senior citizens Mayor Richard Turner and the Township Council are sponsoring “A Touch of Sinatra” on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Weehawken Elks, 2 50th S...
No more rainouts
Playing field resurfaced to alleviate flooding
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“Telling children on a sunny day that they can’t play because we had rain the day before is not something they understand,” said Bob Barsa, director of parks and public works in Weehawken. “We all ...
The right notes
Weehawken artist finds strength and inspiration through love of music
by Yarleen Hernandez
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Death completely consumed Jenna Marotta after her father, brother, and dear friend passed away, one after the other. “I lost my brother, Michael Bruzgis,” she said. “He passed away six months after...
Turning back the tide
Chabad Rabbi opens first new Jewish temple in Hoboken in 100 years
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The room was already crackling with excitement when the scribe dipped his quill in the ink for the final time. Fathers and sons toasted shots of whiskey, women embraced, and children ran up to touc...
Coldwell Banker New Homes offers ‘quick delivery’ condos
The Thread in Union City holds its grand opening Sept. 20 – 21
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing at the helix of the Lincoln Tunnel with 180-degree views of Manhattan, The Thread, a 15-story upscale condominium in Union City, will host a special grand opening of units now available fo...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill protecting NJ drivers from other states’ speed and red light cameras passes committee The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill on Monday, Sept. 15 that would prohibit submi...
‘Jersey Joe’ launches new radio show
Hudson County native keeps his finger on the pulse of the community
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the ’70s and ’80s like “All in the Family,” “Soap,” and “Mork and Mindy,” as bumpers to intro...

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River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer