Scary good
Horror webseries grows beyond Weehawken teens’ wildest nightmares
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Around this time in 2013, Weehawken teenager Rainni Moran and her babysitter Melissa Malone hatched a sinister plan to defeat the midsummer doldrums—they decided to make a short film. Along with ot...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County native teaches children about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
He’s Hudson County’s Pied Piper of chess, drawing young children out of their shells and then inspiring them to learn one of the world’s most challenging games. It’s a second calling for semi-retir...
‘The Feast’ is back!
Famous St. Ann’s Festival returns for 105th year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The women of the St. Ann Roman Catholic Church at Seventh and Jefferson streets are too old to carry the statute of their patron saint on their shoulders, but they have lost none of their devotion ...
Beat a PATH to Chickpea
Middle Eastern restaurant is the first step in the new Journal Square hub
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
In what officials hope will be the next step toward the transformation of the Journal Square Transportation Center (JSTC), Chickpea Restaurant opened on July 9. Mayor Steven Fulop and Mike Marino, ...
Widow of WWII veteran gets free home makeover
Town and Home Depot team up on first of ongoing projects for vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a cozy house on a side street downtown. Like so many others, it suffered during Hurricane Sandy, with flooding and water damage to the roof and ceiling. The home belongs to Violet Kieck, the w...
LOZADA, MARIA
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered July 15 at St. Joseph Church for Maria Lozada, 84 of Hoboken. She passed away at Christ Hospital on July 11. Predeceased by her husband Gonzalo in 2005 as well as several...
30 years ago: Hoboken’s wackiest election
Mayor Tom Vezzetti rose to power amid ongoing gentrification
by Sam Burch
Reporter correspondent
Jul 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 30 years since the “wackiest mayor in America” was elected to lead Hoboken, and the town’s old-timers still remember. Born in Bradley Beach, N.J., in 1928, Thomas Vezzetti was the 33rd ma...
A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Both The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have performed songs about tumbling dice, mostly in regard to romance. But for artist Kati Vilim, whose work is being featured by the Majestic Gallery ...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Chicago tribute band rocks the house
Summer concert series kicks into high gear
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The third show of the Secaucus Summer Concert Series took a detour on account of rain, landing inside the Arthur. F. Couch Performing Arts Center instead of Buchmiller Park. But despite the last-mi...