80 candles
Annual Secaucus Community Ball celebrates eight decades of library service
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
“Secaucus is a town of caring and service. Nothing embodies this more than the library,” said Karyn Lusskin. As the president of the Friends of the Secaucus Public Library, she was among the guest ...
NB elections are May 12
Profiles of main candidates, and their accusations against each other
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Eleven candidates are running for five commissioner seats in the North Bergen municipal election on May 12. Two full tickets of five individuals are running – one led by incumbent Mayor Nicholas “N...
DeCOSMIS, RICHARD
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A funeral mass was offered May 8 at St. Lawrence Church for Richard DeCosmis, 76, of Weehawken. He passed away May 4. He was born in Hoboken and lived most of his life in Weehawken. Richard was a p...
School tax levy to jump 4 percent
Board of Ed files new motion against charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education approved a $67.62 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year this past Tuesday, a 1.3 percent increase over its 2014-15 budget. With state aid still stagnant and pa...
A race in the sun
Newport 10K set new records for participants
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
With bright sunlight and reasonably cool weather, runners from across the nation helped kick off the 12th annual Newport 10K race on May 2. The event broke new records for the number of runners who...
Too close for comfort
New Hudson Theatre Works play confronts banality of evil
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the short plays that make up Neil LaBute’s tragic trilogy “Bash,” a young college couple separately recall a big night out on the town in New York City. Before long, the familiar recitati...
Superheroes, monsters, and chimps
Noted Secaucus artist exhibits work at public library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Attention, superhero fans: Batman will be at the Secaucus library through May 31. Joining him are Superman, Iron Man, Daenerys Targaryan, Bilbo Baggins, Dracula, Conan, and many more. They are all ...
So you thought elections were crazy in your city?
Candidates in WNY, NB mayoral races own homes in other towns
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Residency has been a hot topic in the current election cycle, with candidates in both North Bergen and West New York having their eligibility questioned due to owning property (and possibly a home)...
FALLON, JOHN
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Funeral services were held May 4 for John Fallon, 85, of Bayonne. He passed away May 3 at his home with his family at his bedside. Born in Jersey City, he resided there for many years before moving...
Come on ogre
‘Shrek The Musical’ highlights Hoboken’s talented teens
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrek is back, and the lovable ogre is bringing friends. “Shrek The Musical,” the annual spring musical production of the Hoboken Junior Senior High School (HJSHS) Theater Company, will feature 120...