Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
What’s wrong with the Stevens academic gateway?
Apr 12, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many people are talking about the benefits of the Stevens Institute of Technology Academic Gateway Complex. I would like to present some of the negative aspects of this project, especi...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
TASTY TIDBITS
Special night at SPU Hall of Fame
SDA’s Mezey on fire already; Ferris’ Pereira one-hits Dickinson
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The recent St. Peter’s University Athletic Hall of Fame celebration brought about a real rarity at Harvard on the Boulevard. Not only did the school honor its most famous basketball alumnus in Nais...
Partying for pets
Fundraiser upcoming for Secaucus Animal Shelter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Pet lovers will be partying with a purpose on Sunday, April 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. That’s when RE/MAX Rescue is holding their big charity fundraiser at the Harmon Cove Clubhouse. There will be a DJ, f...
Weehawken stinks
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Dear Editor: I am a responsible dog owner and my next door neighbor is not. Not only do I pick up my dog’s poop on walks, I immediately pick up after my dog in my own back yard. My neighbor leaves ...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...
Community theatre has amazing cast and crew
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Dear Editor: If you were unable to attend CAST’s one night only production of Pen Pals on March 28th, a play written and directed by our own Artistic Director, Michael Griffo, you truly missed a tr...
TRUSIVICH, STEPHEN
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A funeral mass was offered April 7 at St. Nicholas Church for Stephen Trusivich, 90, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away March 31. Stephen was a retired Jersey City Fire Fighter, Eng...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Ramchal says he won’t resign council seat Although he was suspended from his job on the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) after his arrest for allegedly driving drunk, Councilman Khemraj “...