‘Asbury Park was my Liverpool’
Jersey musican records in his Secaucus home
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“My dad took me to see Buddy Rich when I was like 6 years old,” said musician Mark Rivers. “I think the second concert I ever saw was Elton John in 1970 down at Asbury in the Convention Hall. And t...
Men on fire, racing pigs, and Flying Wallendas
State Fair brings thrills and entertainment for all ages
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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On July 4 you can see a man set himself on fire and launch himself more than 100 feet through the air from a giant crossbow. Or if you prefer, on June 21 you can catch Cousin Brucie’s Palisades Par...
Variety show hawks Hudson County’s hidden talent
Comedy, storytelling, and music series a first for area
by Carlo Davis
Reporter Correspondent
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In a 2002 episode of “Sex and the City,” Carrie Bradshaw, no longer able to afford her West Village apartment, is shocked when a broker suggests she look at places in Weehawken. To writer and comed...
Who murdered Michael Galdieri?
Stabbing victim was former JC council candidate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“Michael was a nice guy who would give you the shirt off his back if you needed help. Like all of us, he had his demons, but he worked hard and overcame them,” said former Assemblyman Louis Manzo l...
Still going strong
Ibby’s Falafel offers a great menu at a great price
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When Ibby’s Falafel closed down for renovation in 2007, many people in the neighborhood feared it would never reopen. The eatery had become such a fundamental part of the neighborhood that people e...
The search for Boobie
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Dear Editor: I want to thank our friends and neighbors. Our beloved cat of seven years, Boobie, went missing last weekend. Heartbroken and struggling to explain his disappearance to our two and a h...
Think again
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Dear Editor: I am delighted that EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction fr...
Freeholder Rivas’ letter of thanks
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Dear Editor: I write to offer my gratitude to the voters of Union City for my re-election as a Hudson County Freeholder. Also, I would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who tirelessly worked...
The search for Boobie
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I want to thank our friends and neighbors. Our beloved cat of seven years, Boobie, went missing last weekend. Heartbroken and struggling to explain his disappearance to our two and a h...
Hoboken children are giving and giving
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Dear Editor: This has been an interesting month, May 2014. There was the Senior Prom at the Hoboken Catholic Academy. The list is too long to write all the names of the people who made it possible....