Bye Bye, Biggie’s – older clam bar location to merge with new in Hoboken
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The 70-year-old original location of Biggie’s Clam Bar on Hoboken’s west side is set to close up shop in October as operations are moved to the more modern location on Newark Street, a fe...
Immaculate Conception Church Feast is Sept. 9 – 11
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The annual feast hosted by Immaculate Conception Church will take place on Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9 through 11, according to Gary Jeffas, who is helping to coordinate the event. Th...
5-year-old boy killed in car accident on Bayonne Extension
Aug 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - A five-year-old boy died Saturday in a five-vehicle crash at mile marker 2.7 on the Hudson Bay Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike, according to authorities. According to multiple media ...
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 11 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church in Union City for Maria Teresa Alava, 78. She passed away Aug. 8. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and was a lifelong resident...
An act of cruelty?
Divided City Council moves to ban circuses
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
In the past, kids used to dream of running away to perform in the circus, carnival life always seeming free-spirited. But kids may not get a chance to even see the circus if animal rights groups ha...
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Aug. 17 for Katherine M. Drasheff, 100, of Union City. She passed away Aug. 14 at the Harborage Nursing Home in North Bergen. Born and raised in Jersey City, she was wif...
Biggie’s Clam Bar to leave 70-year-old location
Flagship restaurant will consolidate with waterfront spot
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 10 10 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary 70-year-old flagship location of Biggie’s Clam Bar at 318 Madison St. in Hoboken will close permanently by Oct. 3. The owners will move their operations to their newer Newark Street l...
Splash and spray
WNY opens renovated pool, new play area
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
“The children of West New York deserve the best, and we are happy to provide a safe, state-of-the-art spray park and kiddie pool,” Mayor Felix Roque said at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newl...
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held for Maria Kiriakatos, 85, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 15. Maria was born in the seaside village of Katelios, Kefalonia, Greece. Here she met her husband...
Union City’s stray cats star in book
NY woman talks about catching town’s felines in newly published memoir
Aug 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
Before living in Union City for 10 years, author of “To Catch a Cat” Heather Green lived and worked as a journalist in Manhattan. When visiting her boyfriend Matt Greer in Union City on weekends, s...