Can Lincoln be even better this year?
Despite big losses to graduation, Lions hope to take bigger leap
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Simply put, the Lincoln High School football team enjoyed a spectacular 2014 season. The Lions won 10 games, captured the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League-White Division title for the ...
Façade of the future
Residential/restaurant building on Grand demonstrates storm-proof development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see the future of retail space in Hoboken’s low-lying perimeter, take a walk to 1414 Grand St. and look up. From street level, the ground floor of the new mixed-use residential build...
A lick and a song
Township treats seniors to ice cream sing-a-long
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Free ice cream and fixings, courtesy of Mayor Richard Turner and his staff, were served to members of Weehawken’s senior citizen community on a hot Wednesday evening recently. Music was also provid...
Beatin’ the heat
Neglected spray park gets $118K facelift
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The neglected spray park and amphitheater in the 88th Street Park has been brought back to life after a $118,000 overhaul. “I love it,” said local resident Gareth Shelton, who brought out his three...
The first 100 days
Kevin Flaherty reflects on four months as police chief
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve done just about everything in the Police Department at some point in my career,” said Secaucus Police Chief Kevin Flaherty, a 26-year veteran of the force. “I think I’ve seen just about anyth...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
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A Celebration of Life Mass was held Aug. 14 at St. Elizabeth Church, Avon, for former Jersey City Councilwoman Nancy M. Gaynor 76, of Avon By the Sea. She died Aug. 10 at Jersey Shore Univ. Medical...
Great memories shared at Jersey City Legends Classic
Sad story of former Friar and Net Taylor; Martucci signs pro contract with Sussex County
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The temperatures might have reached 96 degrees last Saturday afternoon at Dr. Lena Edwards Park in Jersey City, a site also known as either “Baby Rutgers” or “Baby Rucker,” depending upon who you m...
Worlds away from Wallace
Hoboken teacher brings autism education to Indonesia
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Many travelers feel culture shock when visiting another country for the first time, but few have an experience like Michelle Zube’s. On a recent trip to Indonesia, the most striking thing for Zube ...