Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Peanut butter beer? Chocolate bacon bark?
International Great Beer Expo brings an explosion of flavors to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Secaucus residents Ira and Su Ni Morenberg raised their glasses in another in a series of toasts. “We get to taste a variety of international beers that we can’t buy over here. It’s awesome,” said ...
Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, and about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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With Valentine’s Day drawing close, thoughts turn to love triumphs and near-misses. The release of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Feb. 13, the beginning of Valentine’s Weekend, has refocused a...
Cirillo replaces Vargas as a WNY commissioner
Rift with Mayor Roque appears to be healed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that would have seemed impossible only two years ago, Mayor Felix Roque and three other commissioners voted on Feb. 4 to appoint Cosmo Cirillo to replace Rubin Vargas on the town’s five-m...
Death Valley, N.J.
Fourth graders hold National Parks Fair
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Fourth grader Isabella Arias brought a piece of Death Valley to class on Friday, Jan. 30. It was the day of the National Park Fair at Franklin School in North Bergen. Isabella, in her park ranger h...
How the parking utility can help residents in a positive way
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Dear Editor: With Hoboken finally receiving its fair share of snow in 2015, once again its residents have been put to the test to combat the wintry conditions. This year has gone quite smoothly as ...
Hoboken Catholic’s poker/blackjack tournament a success
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Dear Editor: Everyone at Hoboken Catholic Academy would like to thank all who were involved in this year's very successful poker/blackjack tournament. Our outing was held on Friday January 30, 2015...
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Janet Sinisi, 63, a longtime resident of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 2. She worked as a clerk/ secretary for the North Ber...
Banner day of letter signing at Prep
Eight members of state champions sign scholarship papers
by Jim Hague
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For the last quarter century, St. Peter’s Prep has celebrated the first Wednesday in February almost like it was a school holiday. You see, National Signing Day is set aside for the best high schoo...