Town hopes to raze building for parking lot
Tables vote to lower speed limits near schools
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
At the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, the commissioners introduced an ordinance to build a parking lot for residential and public parking at 1132 Hillside Place. Currently, the...
The other ‘Hamilton’ show
Weehawken Library lures fans of founding father with performance
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
The Broadway musical “Hamilton” may be sold out for months, but fans of the founding father – who died in a duel on Weehawken’s waterfront in 1804 – got to learn more about him through a special pe...
More than a local legend
Jaime Vazquez left his mark on Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the City Council sought to honor five public figures that made significant contributions to Jersey City’s Latin community. The list included very familiar names...
What do you want in southern Hoboken?
City presents four concepts; could have park, hotel, microbrewery
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The city is moving forward with its Southwest Area Redevelopment Plan after presenting four alternative concepts to the public on Thursday. The area near the city’s border with Jersey City may some...
A celebration of culture
The 41st Annual Hispanic Parade rocks Bergenline Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaring horns, cheering crowds, brightly dressed dancers and loud music filled Bergenline Avenue on Oct. 2, as thousands of people line the street through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, a...
NB’s Noguera overcomes the toughest of odds
Battles crippling disease by running at Rutgers-Newark
by Jim Hague
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that Giovanna Noguera loves sports. “Ever since I was young, I played sports,” Noguera said. “I played soccer, basketball, softball. I wasn’t very good, but I played. I was also...
College student from Jersey City to attend the Republican National Convention with class
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Several Quinnipiac University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that only comes around once every four years, and for some, only once in a lifetime. As part of a two-week seminar prog...
Fair for all
Dancing, live music, food in four-day event at Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and residents enjoyed rides, food, and live music over the Columbus Day weekend from Friday to Tuesday at James Braddock Park as part of the Hudson County Fair. For the first time at the f...
Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
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A mass of Christian burial was held Oct. 8 St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for George M. Everett, 63, of Jersey City. He passed away Oct. 4. George served as a police officer of the Jersey City P...