Please stop the lawsuit
Jun 15, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Board of Education is planning to vote to increase its litigation expenses to fight HoLa’s expansion to 8th grade to $50,000 from $20,000. Another week where rather than br...
U.S. gun deaths are at a staggering high
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Dear Editor: According to statistics from the Center of Disease Control, this week, the number of gun deaths in the U.S. since the tragedy in Newtown rose to 49,559. That is the size of the populat...
You’re only a stranger the first time you come
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Dear Editor: I would like to extend an invitation from The Weehawken Senior Citizens Club to any Weehawken Senior who would like to join our “Club”. We meet on the first and third Friday afternoons...
SCOREBOARD
Hawks make memorable graduation day complete with baseball state championship
by Jim Hague
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The idea was first unthinkable, then totally unimaginable. The NJSIAA Non-Public B baseball state championship game was slated for Saturday at Toms River North High School at 2 p.m. Hudson Catholic...
Wok on!
Local actor Glen Lee turns up heat with new kitchen product
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“Steroids for your gas burner.” That’s how popular foodie website seriouseats.com describes the WokMon, an innovative new product invented by North Bergen resident Glen Lee. “This is what’s been mi...
The intriguing life of Steve Fulop
New novel partially based on ‘impressive’ mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Cristina Guarneri was so impressed with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s life story that she recently rewrote her thriller novel to include him. She had already released the work of fiction “Fl...
OLIVIERI, TEOFILO
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A funeral mass was offered June 10 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Teofilo (Tom) Olivieri, 75. He passed away June 5 at his home surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Mayaguez, Puerto...
‘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
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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...