Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
Hurley movie gets premiered in his hometown
Schaap, ESPN team brings brilliant documentary to Jersey City
by Jim Hague
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bobby Hurley was admittedly apprehensive about ESPN’s magazine show “E:60” doing a feature length movie about his life, especially with the time frame of the filming. “Just in terms of access and c...
Singer, orator, and more
Jersey City girl seeks musical career
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
At 15 years old, Renata P. Thomas, a ninth grade student at Hudson County Prep, may already be on the road to musical success. Thomas, who also studies in the Snyder High School JC Arts program, re...
Put a wing on it
St. Francis will host competition to benefit the hungry
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Modest though he may be, Chef Marcelo Aparicio of Hoboken’s Carpe Diem restaurant is a strong contender to retain his crown in the “Best Wings in Hoboken” at St. Francis’ annual “A Wing & A Prayer”...
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Broa Café 297 Grove St. (201) 463-1467 I walk up and down Grove Street all the time, but I somehow missed this small Portuguese eatery. It’s below street level, so you need to ke...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
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A funeral liturgy was performed April 8 at St. Paul of the Cross R.C. Church, Jersey City, for Lucia Santopietro, 99, of Jersey City. She passed away April 4. Born in Pontecorvo, Italy to the late ...
Secaucus’ Rivera earns Hall of Fame nod and retires
Weehawken hosts Autism Awareness tournament; Snyder pair heads to college together; top fives
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It was a pretty busy weekend for Sheila Rivera . The long-time Secaucus girls’ volleyball coach earned induction into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame Sunday at the Pines ...
The meaning of place
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Dear Editor: There’s a plaque on Monroe Street that identifies the place where Frank Sinatra was born. The building is long gone but, the marker on that sidewalk demonstrates the very real relation...
NJ motorists answer the call to “Just Drive”
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: April is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and I wanted to publicly thank New Jersey citizens, our lawmakers, and law enforcement officers for coming together to help co...