SANCHEZ, THEODORE, JR.
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have been held for Theodore Sanchez Jr. of Union City. He passed away Dec. 14. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was a self employed construction worker. He was the husband of the lat...
Color for your commute
WNY artist completes Weehawken tribute mural under Route 495 bridge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
On a recent freezing afternoon, artist Raul Rubio of West New York was focused on finishing his latest mural, nestled under the Route 495 helix bridge to the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken. He just ne...
SCOREBOARD
Bruins’ high-powered attack rolls on
by Jim Hague
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen High School boys’ basketball team enjoyed a gigantic season in 2016-17, improving from a seven-win team the year prior to a 23-win squad that advanced to the Hudson County Tourname...
Next elections may go to runoffs
Council votes 7-2 to return to old system – pending a referendum
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken may return to holding mayor and council runoff elections starting in 2019, if voters agree to do so during a possible November 2018 referendum vote. The outcome would affect the six ward co...
It’s party time!
Weehawken seniors whoop up the holidays
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, Dec. 9 the seniors of Weehawken were treated to the township’s annual festive Holiday Party. The event was held at the Greycliff in Moonachie. A DJ provided the music. Prizes were won,...
Why teens with bikes should be in the street
Dec 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My son was riding a bike, on the sidewalk today. Law abiding, though foolish, he knew that he could legally ride on the sidewalk going the wrong way down the street. So when he rode in...
The First Street Dog Park reopens
Restoration soothes community wounds over developer’s actions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Even before the official ribbon cutting took place celebrating the formal opening of the First Street Park in the Power House Arts District last week, people were using it. Tucked between “The One”...
Happy holidays!
Toy drive will give kids a better Christmas this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
People came from far and wide to contribute to an annual toy drive that took place in West New York and was dually sponsored by the Mason Civic League in Hoboken and the Fernando Urbie Foundation i...
Furry critters to go home with ya’
Holiday Pet Super Adoption event hits Meadowlands Center
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a furry critter for everyone at the bi-annual Super Adoption Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Dec. 9 and 10. Peter Pan was a lovable 7-year-old tabby cat with a 17 pound frame...
Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...