In the eye of the beholder?
Questions raised about Jersey City mural covering stone wall
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In June, residents near the recently-renamed 100 Steps in Jersey City Heights complained they were not consulted about an artwork that decorates an old dry-laid stone wall near the top of Mountain ...
Pickles to pierogies to dog treats
Farmers market has something for everyone
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus farmers market, now in its second month, offers healthy, locally-grown produce as well as less traditional goodies. Held every Thursday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wilson Avenue, next ...
RAGNO, MARIO
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Aug 10 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Mario Ragno. He passed away Aug. 5. He was born in Hoboken. He was well known for his business that he had for 42 years as a c...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Naked gun: from the files of police squad An allegedly naked man ran past police headquarters and allegedly tried to take three officers’ guns in an early morning scuffle late last month, according...
Celebrating in the streets
Italian festival going strong after 113 years
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank Colasurdo remembers being a part of La Festa Italiana when he was a small boy. “I must have been 5 or 6 and this tall,” he said, holding his hand about three feet off the street. The festival...
Raise the flag
West New York council and community celebrate Peruvian independence
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York Mayor Felix E. Roque and council gathered outside Town Hall on July 24 to raise the Peruvian Flag before a crowd of more than a dozen community members present at the 5 p.m. event. Al...
Never Say Ugh to a Bug
Weehawken Library hosts live critters for kids
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Library hosted “Never Say Ugh to a Bug,” an event for kids to learn about bugs and insects, on July 28. The crowd of about thirty children and their parents was greeted by Kristen Pakonis...
Music raises suicide/depression awareness
After rash of incidents, Good Times for Good Vibes offers positive message
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
This year marks the fifth and final edition of Good Vibes for Good Times, the annual festival in Buchmuller Park to provide information and support for suicide/depression awareness. Taking place fr...
Night Out brings fun and entertainment to six locations
National event promotes crime prevention awareness
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids stopped to stare wide-eyed as the motorcade passed like a parade, with four motorcycle cops in the lead, lights flashing and sirens wailing. Inside the first car was North Bergen Mayor Nichola...
'First In Math'
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Suntex, an online program designed to help children become better critical thinkers and reinforce a range of math skills from addition to complex algebra, presents a 'First In Math' award each year...