When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
After fatal accident earlier this year; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27 while trying t...
It’s about time
The Class of 2016 graduates at Marist High School
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In her address to fellow graduates on June 4, Salutatorian Lia Finnegan declared that memories of the last four years at Marist High School would not fade with time. Memories for Finnegan might inc...
From honeycombs to cupcakes
Residents enjoy games, giveaways, live music at Green Fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Abby Montero, 8, got the most out of North Bergen’s annual Green Fair on June 4. She and her mother Marta Montero, who’ve lived in North Bergen for two years, took part in many of the activities in...
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A funeral services was held June 4 at Our Lady of Fatima in North Bergen for Brenda N. Allison, 75, of North Bergen. She passed away June 1 at Palisades Medical Center. She was originally from Weeh...
Lost ‘Soul’
1,000 sign petition after Hoboken loses music venue
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
An eviction notice and a “For Rent” sign are currently hanging on the door of Northern Soul, a tavern tucked in the southwest corner of town that a little over a month ago was a haven for local mus...
Always remembered
Union City park honors six police killed in line of duty
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
A new park opened in Union City on the corner of Eleventh and West streets last month, dedicated to the six Union City police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Union City Police Ch...
Let’s be Frank
Singers pay tribute to hometown hero, Sinatra-style
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixteen crooners took the stage at Sinatra Park on the Hoboken waterfront on Thursday night for the 10th annual Frank Sinatra Idol Contest, drawing contestants from around the country to mimic the ...
Get a taste of Jersey City
Look for JC Project Eats in June
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
For the fourth year, JC Project Eats will unveil new and unusual dishes for the dining public in a street fair-like setting in front of City Hall. The two-day event, on June 18 and 19 from 11 a.m. ...
Cuban pride on the march
North Hudson hosts 15th annual parade and festival
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson paid homage to its Cuban population with the 15th annual Cuban Parade and Festival of New Jersey last Sunday, kicking off in North Bergen. And despite a rainy start, nothing could damp...