No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
Police talk down potential jumper
Takes three hours to coax man back inside Galaxy Towers
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It took several hours, but heroic emergency responders from more than four agencies were able to coax a distraught 44-year-old man back inside from the roof of the tall Galaxy Towers condo building...
ALTOMARE, GIROLAMO
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Aug. 22 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Girolamo “Jerry” Altomare, 74 of Hoboken. He passed away Aug. 17 at Community Medical Center, in Toms River. Girolamo was born in...
Olympic bronze medalist returns
Homecoming celebration for fencer Damgara Wozniak
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
After winning a bronze medal in the summer Olympics in Rio DeJaniero, Hoboken resident Dagmara Wozniak returned to a celebration on Tuesday at the W Hotel Living Room. Wozniak, who has lived here f...
Short-term (Airbnb type) rentals prohibited
Council also announces 9/11 ceremony, discusses how to memorialize vets
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms with websites like Airbnb will face restrictions now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance banning short-term re...
Union City’s stray cats star in book
NY woman talks about catching town’s felines in newly published memoir
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Before living in Union City for 10 years, author of “To Catch a Cat” Heather Green lived and worked as a journalist in Manhattan. When visiting her boyfriend Matt Greer in Union City on weekends, s...
KLIMEK, ANNA
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Aug. 25 at St. Anthony’s Church, Jersey City, for Anna Klimek, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 21. She was a clerical worker for Irving Trust Bank. ...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
A visit from the departed
Local novelist’s short play appears in a NY festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When he converted one of his short stories into a play, what surprised Alfred C. Martino most was the pain he felt even decades after the real-life event that inspired the story. Although the story...
Happy birthday, seniors!
Monthly celebrations with friends, cake
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Miriam Corrales, a resident of the Guttenberg senior building on Boulevard East, celebrated her actual birthday on Aug. 10, but she enjoyed cake and good cheer with a handful of other seniors who h...