Earthquake relief
Event raises $6K+ for Nepal victims
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The goal was to raise $5,000 for victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Instead the local Secaucus effort managed to raise more than $6,000 at a special dinner held on May 31 at the Recreation Center....
Superhero art show a year in the making
Exhibit features action figures, award-winning student artists
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the visitors to the North Bergen High School student art show this year was a surprise guest: The Hulk. Towering over the other attendees, the bulky green giant was joined by pals SpiderMan, ...
A stroke of genius
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Dear Editor: An open letter to Mayor Zimmer, Commissioner Tooke, and Chief Ferrante: I want to express my appreciation and congratulate you for your approach to the rush hour pedestrian/auto traffi...
Only the beginning
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Dear Editor: First off, I would like to thank everyone who has supported me since day one. Unfortunately on June 2, we fell short. I would like to congratulate my opponent, Donald Brown on his vict...
A trip to the country
Weehawken seniors spend day in the garden
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The Weehawken seniors were treated to a box lunch and a trip to the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair on Monday, May 18. Carol Kravitz was the guide and coordinator for t...
ROLEK, EDWARD V.
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A funeral mass was offered June 13 at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Bayonne, for Edward V. Rolek, 90, of Jersey City. He passed away June 5 at Christ Hospital. Edward was born in ...
Indicted, acquitted, re-elected, and indicted again
West New York Mayor Roque faces charges of accepting $250K in cash bribes
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s déjà vu all over again in West New York. Four years ago, Mayor Felix Roque, the doctor and Army colonel who ran against machine candidate Sal Vega, was elected to reform town government. As he...
Silver screen dream
Local resident wants to resurrect old Summit Theatre
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Craig O’Connor still remembers walking the five blocks from his childhood home to see the original “Superman” movie at the Summit Theatre in Union City in 1978. The theater served as a cultural tou...
Let’s be Frank!
Winner of 9th Sinatra Idol contest is a Marlboro man
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Marlboro, N.J. resident Tony Corrao clinched the Ninth Annual Hoboken Sinatra Idol Contest this past Thursday night with a supersmooth rendition of “The Best is Yet to Come.” The Brooklyn-born tech...
Sunday in the park with jazz
Riverview Park Association concludes series with flair
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Riverview-Fisk Park stepped back in time on June 7, concluding a weeklong jazz festival with a Dixieland picnic. Concertgoers dressed up in costumes that ranged from early Victorian to the flapper ...