‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance this week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
New tricks
Senior health fair has information, services, and…singing dog?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen different service providers and vendors gathered at the Edward A. Lawler Towers building on Grand Avenue for the North Bergen Housing Authority’s (NBHA) third annual Senior’s Heal...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...
90 years young
Union City holds a birthday party for itself
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Commissioner Tilo Rivas couldn’t help but move his feet to the music as dancers and others gathered on Palisade Avenue to celebrate the founding of Union City. “We’re celebrating our 90th anniversa...
SANCHEZ, ROSALINA
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 16 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Rosalina Sanchez, 87, of Jersey City. She passed away June 12. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, she lived in Jersey City most o...
TASTY TIDBITS
NFL player Rodriguez holds free camp for local youngsters
Weehawken Open golf set with coach earning prestigious honor; Glover camp registration
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Evan Rodriguez was asked if he ever had a chance to meet a player from the National Football League while he was growing up in North Bergen. “I don’t remember how old I was, but Johnny Davis [from ...
Thanks to Mayor Zimmer
Jun 21, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Real Reasons Our Taxes Are So High ( Reporter , June 2), is because "like a rich businessman who hits a new tax bracket when his or her salary jumps, Hoboken is a victim of its own...
A celebration of Egyptian culture
Festival highlights Jersey City’s diversity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of the 10th annual Egyptian Festival in Jersey City paid tribute to local public officials for their support over the years. Mayor Steven Fulop and Freeholder Anthony Romano were among t...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dared to jump into river An East Rutherford man had to be rescued this past Sunday night after allegedly jumped into the Hudson River on a dare, according to Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante. ...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...