Scary good
Horror webseries grows beyond Weehawken teens’ wildest nightmares
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Around this time in 2013, Weehawken teenager Rainni Moran and her babysitter Melissa Malone hatched a sinister plan to defeat the midsummer doldrums—they decided to make a short film. Along with ot...
Widow of WWII veteran gets free home makeover
Town and Home Depot team up on first of ongoing projects for vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a cozy house on a side street downtown. Like so many others, it suffered during Hurricane Sandy, with flooding and water damage to the roof and ceiling. The home belongs to Violet Kieck, the w...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
JOHNSON, EVANGELINE
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place July 11 at the Friendship Baptist Church, Bayonne, for Evangeline “Eva” Johnson, 80, of Jersey City. She passed away July 5. Eva, the only child of the late Adeline and ...
30 years ago: Hoboken’s wackiest election
Mayor Tom Vezzetti rose to power amid ongoing gentrification
by Sam Burch
Reporter correspondent
Jul 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 30 years since the “wackiest mayor in America” was elected to lead Hoboken, and the town’s old-timers still remember. Born in Bradley Beach, N.J., in 1928, Thomas Vezzetti was the 33rd ma...
A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Both The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have performed songs about tumbling dice, mostly in regard to romance. But for artist Kati Vilim, whose work is being featured by the Majestic Gallery ...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Chicago tribute band rocks the house
Summer concert series kicks into high gear
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The third show of the Secaucus Summer Concert Series took a detour on account of rain, landing inside the Arthur. F. Couch Performing Arts Center instead of Buchmiller Park. But despite the last-mi...
Gutt purchases new bikes and cars to augment patrols
Bought with seized criminal funds; no cost to taxpayers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In a win-win arrangement, the Guttenberg Police Department recently purchased several new vehicles to help patrol the township, at no cost to taxpayers. Two new patrol cars and two new bicycles wer...
Hudson may get female prosecutor
Esther Suarez, nominated by Christie, would be first woman and Hispanic in post
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez, a resident of Secaucus, has been confirmed as the new Hudson County Prosecutor by the state Senate this week. She was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecut...