JC Fridays warms up for spring
Kicks off the season with events in nearly every part of the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The birds are still shivering in their nests and the crocuses are still buried deep under layers of snow and ice. But for Jersey City, the first real sign of spring will come on March 6 with the ar...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
Tomorrow’s quarterbacks
500 kids celebrate end of football season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a day of celebration, congratulations, and lots and lots of food. Approximately 500 local kids were honored at the North Bergen Recreation Department’s annual Football Awards program on Satu...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Poetry out loud
High Tech student advances to statewide competition
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“When people think about poetry they think about dead poets. They think about Shakespeare,” said Aaleah Oliver, the 16-year-old High Tech High School junior who will be competing in the statewide P...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep wins District 16 wrestling crown for seventh straight year
North Bergen mourns the loss of their ‘Digger’
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t the way the St. Peter’s Prep wrestling team dominated the NJSIAA District 16 championships for a seventh straight year that startled most. It was that the Marauders could actually win sev...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
PICINIC, NADALO
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 25 at St. Francis R.C. Church Hoboken, for Nadalo “Bozo” Picinic, 83 of Secaucus, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away peacefully on Feb. 21 at Christ Hospital in Jer...
Singing for a reason
Fundraiser for Hoboken fire victims brings out hundreds to watch local bands
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Thursday, over 150 Hobokenites came out to the Elks Club to watch six local bands perform, eat food catered by Dark Side of the Moo, and support the eight families and one business who re...
Children with autism grow up
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the last 20 years, the number of children with autism and related conditions in New Jersey has skyrocketed. While schools are working to meet the needs of these children, little att...