Remembering those who perished
Jersey City to hold memorial for 15th anniversary of 9/11
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and other locations in the United States, Jersey City officials will join residents and public safety per...
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
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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...
New computers, new friends
Public schools open this week in North Bergen, Guttenberg
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school students in North Bergen and Guttenberg have a few more days of summer this week and then return to class on Thursday, Sept. 8. Thursday and Friday are full days of school. Students i...
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
Kicks are getting easier to find
Kids attend opening of mini soccer pitches; ice rink may come
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials, county officials, members of the US Soccer Foundation, and the New York Red Bulls, unveiled two new mini soccer pitches on Tuesday Aug. 30. The soccer play spaces are located under ...
Thousands party Mardi Gras-style
North Bergen offers pool, games, free food
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen officials welcomed about 1,000 residents to the 10th annual Pool Party on Friday, Aug. 26, this year with a “Mardi Gras” theme. Attendees came to eat, swim, gamble, and dance from 7 p....
SCOREBOARD
It’s a new era for Prep football
Hansen, now granddaddy of Hudson County gridiron, embarks on new challenge
by Jim Hague
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent trip down to Rev. James J. Keenan, S.J. Field in downtown Jersey City recently found a host of things going on, some of which was football related, but most of it was construction equipmen...
A visit from the departed
Local novelist’s short play appears in a NY festival
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 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...
It’s the feast!
Hoboken Italian Festival reaches 90th anniversary this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Italian Festival, otherwise known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri (Our Lady of the Martyrs), returns to Sinatra Park Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday Sept 11. The religious trad...
An urban wilderness
Jersey City teachers get environmental lesson
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty teachers from 10 Jersey City schools stomped through the underbrush as if on a safari. They could have been anywhere from the depths of the Meadowlands to the rice paddies of Vietnam. But th...