'Every painting has a story'
Renowned Secaucus illustrator talks creative process, future plans
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 580 580 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps Secaucus' most interesting story collection is inside a quiet, unassuming one-story home at the end of Huber Street. It's not behind the front door, but just beneath it, instead -- a wooden...
Back to the future
Activists press NJ Transit to replace diesel buses with electric
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Electrified public transportation went out of fashion late in the 20th century as gasoline-powered vehicles became prevalent. But activists on Feb. 6 held what they called a “Transit Equity Rally” ...
Town introduces $3.5M public improvement ordinance
Winners of Christmas decoration contest earn $1,000 each
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Board of Commissioners introduced a $3.5 million bond ordinance at their Feb. 7 meeting to authorize the town to acquire properties, make various public improvements, and replace e...
Cruise Control
Ongoing Driving Miss Daisy a theatrical feat
by Jeff Kreisler
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There’s no more twisting our finger into our cheek and declaring, “Hey, golly gee, Hoboken’s actually got a great theatre. Who’d’a thunk it?” It should no longer be a surprise. Great theatre is her...
ROTONDI, ANTHONY C.
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 3 at St. Ann’s RC Church in Hoboken for Anthony C. Rotondi, 83. He passed away at Hackensack University Medical Center on Jan. 29. Born in Jersey City, Anthony was a...
TASTY TIDBITS
O’Callahan looks to Camacho to get Dickinson through the tough stages
Weehawken mourns passing of Hall of Fame Del Purgatorio; top fives
by Jim Hague
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickinson High School girls’ basketball team hit a little bit of a tough patch recently, falling hard to Kearny, Hudson Catholic and Lincoln in recent games to fall to 10-11 overall. Veteran he...
What is a Republican?
Feb 11, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Freeholders this month renewed its contract for DNA services when there’s a question about paternity as it relates to welfare recipients. But considering current events, ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Tax collector extends hours on Feb. 12 The tax collector’s office will have extended hours on Monday, Feb. 12. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Note that Feb. 12 is the last day to pay...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Probable cause identified in Hoboken train crash According to a press release from the National Transit Safety Board (NTSB), the fatal Sept. 29, 2016 Hoboken train crash as well as a Jan. 4, 2017 B...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Fulop issues executive order to study traffic fatalities Mayor Steven Fulop has signed an executive order adopting the “Vision Zero” initiative in Jersey City and creating a multi-disciplinary “Vis...