30 years ago: Hoboken’s wackiest election
Mayor Tom Vezzetti rose to power amid ongoing gentrification
by Sam Burch
Reporter correspondent
Jul 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 30 years since the “wackiest mayor in America” was elected to lead Hoboken, and the town’s old-timers still remember. Born in Bradley Beach, N.J., in 1928, Thomas Vezzetti was the 33rd ma...
A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Both The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have performed songs about tumbling dice, mostly in regard to romance. But for artist Kati Vilim, whose work is being featured by the Majestic Gallery ...
Hudson may get female prosecutor
Esther Suarez, nominated by Christie, would be first woman and Hispanic in post
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez, a resident of Secaucus, has been confirmed as the new Hudson County Prosecutor by the state Senate this week. She was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecut...
Autistic employees make t-shirts
Soccer tournament raises $8K+ for local nonprofit
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixteen teams took part in the first annual Secaucus Corporate Soccer Challenge Tournament on Saturday, June 20. The charity event raised funds for Spectrum Works, a Secaucus nonprofit screen print...
Night of thrills and laughter
Local production company stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ the musical
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Horrors are brewing in North Hudson. A whole Little Shop full. The popular musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” will play for two nights only, July 31 and Aug. 1, at the Weehawken Elks Lodge at ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep grid stars reunite for good cause
Reardon prepares for life without Icies
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For the second straight year, the St. Peter’s Prep football community rallied together on a recent Saturday afternoon to remember the legacy of Jerome Pederson , affectionately known as “Gee,” the ...
Cruising through history
How to take an environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, who has lived in Secaucus for 65 years. He was one of a number of Hudson Co...
Congratulations JC Council President Lavarro
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I would like to take the time to congratulate Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro on getting unanimously re-appointed as council president for the Jersey City Municipal Counc...
Labor of love
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the Town Council and myself, I would like to thank Home Depot for their partnership with the Town of Secaucus during the Violet Kieck Project. This project has truly been ...
MONTI, MARION ELLEN
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Funeral services have been held for Marion Ellen Monti, 85. She passed away July 12. She was born in New York City to Hubert and Maria Stammel. Marion married Charles Peter Monti in New York City o...