Welcoming all in the stalls
Executive order establishes gender neutral municipal toilets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The concept of “men’s” or “women’s” rooms in any municipal-owned facility in Jersey City will soon mean something different, thanks to an executive order issued by Mayor Steven Fulop on March 23. T...
Hoboken recognizes Vietnam veterans
Officials lead ceremony in honor of veterans who served
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County and the City of Hoboken recognized the men and women who served the country during the Vietnam War with a ceremony at the memorial on Pier A Park on Wednesday, March 29. The ceremony ...
Hudson County through its hashtags
Local digital photographers strut their stuff on the web
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Instagram accounts are full of moments captured suddenly for others to share. People post and categorize photos geographically and topically. Not surprisingly, many photos are of pets and food, or ...
Inside the Ivies
Local students headed for top colleges
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A pair of Union City High School students are prepared to leave their urban environment for a little ivy. The district recently announced that seniors Joan Martinez, 17, and Giselle Pena, 17, have ...
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral Mass was offered March 30 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, for Pauline Chiaro, 93, a lifelong Jersey City resident. She passed away March 24. Pauline was employed by the Jerse...
Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?
Family anxious to find driver, five years after local bodybuilder dies of injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his la...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
Fundraiser held for NJ LGBTQ Caucus
Hoboken to install gender neutral bathrooms
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
First Ward Councilman Michael DeFusco responded to recent bias incidents again homosexual and transgender Americans by hosting a fundraiser last week for the NJ LGBTQ Caucus at The Dubliner at 96 R...
A celebration of spring
Massive Indian festival of colors planned for Exchange Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although a few events celebrating the Indian community’s spring festival of colors known as Holi have already taken place in Hudson County, these will likely pale in comparison to the celebration s...
Hurley awaits the inevitable for St. Anthony
by Jim Hague
Apr 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in almost 50 years of knowing the man and 34 years of writing countless articles about the man, there was a hint of defeat in the voice of Bob Hurley last Tuesday afternoon. Ther...