ROLEK, EDWARD V.
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A funeral mass was offered June 13 at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Bayonne, for Edward V. Rolek, 90, of Jersey City. He passed away June 5 at Christ Hospital. Edward was born in ...
The Hoboken High School Hispanic Culture Club would like to give thanks
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Dear Editor: On Wednesday, June 3, 2015 the Hoboken High School Hispanic Culture Club held its 1st Annual Hoboken High School Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Hoboken High School Hispanic Culture ...
SCOREBOARD
Local baseball standouts get chance to play one more game
State Coaches’ All-Star game, Underclassmen Game extends the season for some
by Jim Hague
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When Ohanny Jesurum and Brian Rodriguez were growing up in their native Dominican Republic, they just wanted one thing. “I started playing baseball when I was five,” said Rodriguez, a junior at Wee...
Let’s be Frank!
Winner of 9th Sinatra Idol contest is a Marlboro man
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Marlboro, N.J. resident Tony Corrao clinched the Ninth Annual Hoboken Sinatra Idol Contest this past Thursday night with a supersmooth rendition of “The Best is Yet to Come.” The Brooklyn-born tech...
Sunday in the park with jazz
Riverview Park Association concludes series with flair
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Riverview-Fisk Park stepped back in time on June 7, concluding a weeklong jazz festival with a Dixieland picnic. Concertgoers dressed up in costumes that ranged from early Victorian to the flapper ...
Jersey City Free Books to launch NQC Talks!
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Dear Editor: "In a town like London there are always plenty of not quite certifiable lunatics walking the streets, and they tend to gravitate towards bookshops, because a bookshop is one of the few...
Silver screen dream
Local resident wants to resurrect old Summit Theatre
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Craig O’Connor still remembers walking the five blocks from his childhood home to see the original “Superman” movie at the Summit Theatre in Union City in 1978. The theater served as a cultural tou...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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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 next week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
Silver screen dream
Local resident wants to resurrect old Summit Theatre
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Craig O’Connor still remembers walking the five blocks from his childhood home to see the original “Superman” movie at the Summit Theatre in Union City in 1978. The theater served as a cultural tou...