Brightside Tavern
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This lively spot on Bright and Monmouth has become the go-to place, not just for food and brew but for entertainment and a friendly neighborhood vibe. We were there on a late Wednesday morning just...
Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
Showcase highlights solutions to bullying
High Tech students stress support for freshmen
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Students from High Tech High School – a countywide public school based in North Bergen -- showcased a performance called “The High Tech Talk Show: Start the Conversation” on March 24, followed by a...
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A mass of Christian burial was offered April 9 at St. Lawrence Church for Colonel Robert John Finnerty, U.S. Army (Retired) of Weehawken. He died peacefully surrounded by his family on April 6 afte...
Get your tickets to ‘An Evening of Italian Song’
HRPAC 2016 benefit concert and dinner gala will honor late Justice Marie Garibaldi
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The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) will host its annual benefit concert and dinner gala at the Chart House Restaurant in Weehawken on Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. The evenin...
Get your mind onto the gutter
Mural competition brightens up storm drains for Earth Day
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s too easy for some people to walk down the street and toss their trash into a storm drain without remembering that they empty into the Hudson River. But what if that gutter was decorated with s...
Hands-on civics lesson
Students from throughout Hudson County take over gov’t
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
If Frank Gargiulo, superintendent of the Hudson County Schools of Technology, expected to have an easy time when he appeared at the freeholder version of the “County Government for a Day” program o...
Here to help
Weehawken High School wins charity competition
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School was among several high schools in New Jersey that recently won an award in the annual Charity Champions Competition sponsored by Optimum and Cablevision. In the contest, high ...
Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
Hurley movie gets premiered in his hometown
Schaap, ESPN team brings brilliant documentary to Jersey City
by Jim Hague
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bobby Hurley was admittedly apprehensive about ESPN’s magazine show “E:60” doing a feature length movie about his life, especially with the time frame of the filming. “Just in terms of access and c...