Kids cool off in ‘Water Olympics’
Library staff, cops, children compete
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Anjali Salazar, 6, enjoyed the balloons. “We played with water balloons, and filled them up. I played with a Frisbee with the cops,” she said, standing in wet clothes on Friday, July 15 after a day...
Ground broken on $36M City Hall Annex
Government offices may be stimulus for rebirth of a blighted area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
With a warm breeze blowing over Martin Luther King Drive on July 19, city and other officials gathered to mark what they called a historic occasion, the groundbreaking for a new City Hall Annex. Th...
When Steven met Jaclyn
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
Golf outing to benefit first aid volunteers
12th annual event scheduled for Aug. 17 in Franklin
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The 12th annual Township of Weehawken Golf Outing is scheduled for Aug. 17 at the Black Bear Golf Course in Franklin. The event benefits the Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad, now in its 47th yea...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
SCOREBOARD
Youngsters learn football from a Jersey City legend
Glover holds annual “All Access to Life” camp
by Jim Hague
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The youngsters who attended the free football camp at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium recently were far too young to remember Rich Glover as a football player. But here he was, the recipient of the Ou...
CAVALLO, THERESA
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A funeral mass was offered July 21 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, for Theresa Cavallo, 86, a lifelong resident of Jersey City’s Marion section. She passed away July 16. Theresa was ...
Ordinance takes aim at short-term Airbnb rentals
Also on tap for local officials: New town judge, buying school buildings, preserving wetlands
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms via sites like Airbnb may be restricted in the future, now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has introduced an ordinance banning shor...
Taking the plunge
Downtown JC resident, 20, rescues girls after boat capsizes near Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Suarez hadn’t intended to become a hero on July 12 when he heard people screaming from the waters off Ellis Island, but he leaped in to help rescue two young girls, one of whom would likely h...
It’s Father’s Day at MST
‘Long Gone Daddy’ explores the pain and pleasure of parenting
by Jeff Kreisler
Reporter correspondent
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you a father? Do you have a father? Have you ever heard of “children?” Then grab a dad and go see “Long Gone Daddy,” the insightful, honest, raw, and rock ‘n roll funny celebration of one man’s...