No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep wins District 16 wrestling crown for seventh straight year
North Bergen mourns the loss of their ‘Digger’
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t the way the St. Peter’s Prep wrestling team dominated the NJSIAA District 16 championships for a seventh straight year that startled most. It was that the Marauders could actually win sev...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Poetry out loud
High Tech student advances to statewide competition
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“When people think about poetry they think about dead poets. They think about Shakespeare,” said Aaleah Oliver, the 16-year-old High Tech High School junior who will be competing in the statewide P...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
Tomorrow’s quarterbacks
500 kids celebrate end of football season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a day of celebration, congratulations, and lots and lots of food. Approximately 500 local kids were honored at the North Bergen Recreation Department’s annual Football Awards program on Satu...
JC Fridays warms up for spring
Kicks off the season with events in nearly every part of the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The birds are still shivering in their nests and the crocuses are still buried deep under layers of snow and ice. But for Jersey City, the first real sign of spring will come on March 6 with the ar...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I’m busy all the time. That’s what my friends say. I plan my time so I can get a lot done – very efficiently. I like being busy and getting things done. I know this is a trait th...
VEGA, CARMEN BONILLA
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Funeral services took place Feb. 25 for Carmen Bonilla Vega, 82, of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 22. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, she has lived in Jersey City since 1970. She was a homemaker. S...
Shame on you Governor Christie
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It’s so sad, no statement or even one word from our New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was mentioned about the murders of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christian by ISIS in Libya. New Jersey is the h...