Busy Easter bunny visits kids around Secaucus
Hops into Tot Center and Pump It Up
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter bunny was hopping around town last week, meeting with delighted kids (and their camera-wielding parents) at the Tot Center and at Pump It Up. Mayor Michael Gonnelli joined the bunny in h...
Holdup in Hoboken’s Wild West
City hit with second lawsuit over rejected developments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
On Feb. 28, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer posted a photograph of her son scrambling up an indoor rock wall on Twitter and Facebook. “Packed house at Brooklyn Boulders,” read the caption. “A place like ...
Seniors celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Weehawken officials break bread at Elks Lodge Party
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The St. Patrick’s Senior Party was held at the Weehawken Elks Lodge on Saturday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Boulevard East overlooking the Hudson River. Lunch consisted of corned beef on lightly toas...
LOVELACE, KAREN A.
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A funeral mass was offered April 7 at St. Aloysius Church for Karen A. Lovelace, 68. She passed away March 30 at St. Barnabas Hospital Livingston. Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong resident. ...
‘A beautiful thing’
Hundreds of kids attend Easter celebration at NB Rec Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter bunny was only one of the attractions at the annual Easter Show in North Bergen on Thursday, April 2. Equally popular was the long table manned by local artists painting children’s faces...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Smoke signals A Lodi man aroused the suspicion of Hoboken police when he allegedly cruised down Newark Street with his emergency brake engaged, issuing screeches and plumes of white smoke from his ...
Hotel tax expanded to homes
City Council approves tax for those who rent space temporarily
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
People renting apartments, condos, or other residential units for short periods of time will be required to pay the city’s 6 percent hotel tax as a result of an amendment to the city’s hotel ordina...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...