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Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
From the football field to the medical realm
WNY native wins award for health care efforts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to...
Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series
His ‘City Band’ is renowned for its virtuosity
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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...
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Life saving equipment installed in Town Hall and police vehicles Mayor Felix E. Roque, M.D. and the Board of Commissioners last week announced the roll-out of Automated External Defibrillators (AED...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 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...
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 | 351 351 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...
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 | 291 291 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...
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 | 294 294 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

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

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano

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Inside the Ivies
Local students headed for top colleges
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

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