Best places to take your dog
Hudson County locales to run, romp, and sniff
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Owning a dog, some may say, is similar to having a child. Except children are allowed to go everywhere their parents take them, for better or worse. Trying to find activities that are “dog friendly...
Holdup in Hoboken’s Wild West
City hit with second lawsuit over rejected developments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
On Feb. 28, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer posted a photograph of her son scrambling up an indoor rock wall on Twitter and Facebook. “Packed house at Brooklyn Boulders,” read the caption. “A place like ...
City is looking for a few good men and women
Fulop Administration launches Jersey City version of AmeriCorps Vista
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
In conjunction with the National Day of Service and the Mayor’s Day of Recognition, Mayor Steven Fulop launched a new AmeriCorps VISTA project that will promote economic opportunity and youth devel...
Seniors celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Weehawken officials break bread at Elks Lodge Party
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The St. Patrick’s Senior Party was held at the Weehawken Elks Lodge on Saturday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Boulevard East overlooking the Hudson River. Lunch consisted of corned beef on lightly toas...
MORAITIS, PANAGIOTA
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place April 4 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for Panagiota Moraitis, 103, of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully on March 31. Panagiota was born in Athen...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...
‘A beautiful thing’
Hundreds of kids attend Easter celebration at NB Rec Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter bunny was only one of the attractions at the annual Easter Show in North Bergen on Thursday, April 2. Equally popular was the long table manned by local artists painting children’s faces...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Smoke signals A Lodi man aroused the suspicion of Hoboken police when he allegedly cruised down Newark Street with his emergency brake engaged, issuing screeches and plumes of white smoke from his ...
Hotel tax expanded to homes
City Council approves tax for those who rent space temporarily
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
People renting apartments, condos, or other residential units for short periods of time will be required to pay the city’s 6 percent hotel tax as a result of an amendment to the city’s hotel ordina...