Crime down in NB, Gutt
Most offenses drop slightly over year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime is down in most categories in North Bergen and Guttenberg, except for certain types of thefts. The number of murders in North Bergen dropped from two in 2012 to zero in 2013, rapes from seven...
Without notice, NJ Transit cuts time light rail ticket is valid
Officials, riders complain they are often left in dark about transit system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, NJ Transit reduced the time that Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) tickets are valid from 90 to 60 minutes – but public officials and riders say they weren’t made aware of this cha...
A visionary artist
Artisan restores mural in 150-year-old WNY church
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Joseph of the Palisades Church in West New York underwent an extensive rehabilitation in preparation for its 150 year anniversary in March. The makeover included new floors, restored stained gl...
Housing Authority is on stronger footing
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Dear Editor: I served only one term on the Hoboken Housing Authority but with cooperation and open dialogue the board and executive director made great strides. One of the first things I noticed wa...
Food and fun
Secaucus Street Fair brings out the crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m starting with sushi,” said Art DeTitta, wolfing down a meal at the first stand in a long row of food stalls. “I’m going to hit the beer trailer next. Then probably a gyro. And then maybe a che...
Without notice, NJ Transit cuts time light rail ticket is valid
Officials, riders complain they are often left in dark about transit system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, NJ Transit reduced the time that Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) tickets are valid from 90 to 60 minutes – but public officials and riders say they weren’t made aware of this cha...
LIPS, JOAN PARKES
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A funeral mass took place June 6 at Epiphany R.C. Church in Cliffside Park for Joan Parkes Lips, 84, of Cliffside Park, formerly of Guttenberg. She passed away June 3. Joan was born in Guttenberg. ...
A S.T.A.R. is born
Arts program and gallery open in Guttenberg
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg has a new STAR. That’s “Space & Time Artist Residency,” and it’s a feature of the Guttenberg Arts program that opened its doors at on May 17 at Bulls Ferry Studios, 6903 Jackson St. “We ...
Updated: Sports, arts, and fun
Hoboken announces slate of summer activities
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: This story was updated on June 14 to reflect changes that went into effect after the story was written. Double check our event details on the city's website. The city of Hoboken recently anno...
Men on fire, racing pigs, and Flying Wallendas
State Fair brings thrills and entertainment for all ages
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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...