Historic structure comes alive!
Plays to be performed in Park Avenue water tower
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time it was built in 1883, the Weehawken Water Tower, located on Park Avenue on the Union City border, has served two important functions: it housed the home offices of the Hackensack Wate...
Uber for you?
Some prefer new car service to taxis, but it conflicts with local laws
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Uber Technologies, Inc., a taxi-like car service, is gaining steam throughout the county as a convenient alternative to dialing a cab. You hit an icon on your phone, a driver picks you up in his ow...
TATTOLI, ONOFRIO
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Funeral mass was held Oct. 8 at Saints Peter and Paul R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Onofrio Tattoli, 84, former Hoboken resident. He passed away Oct. 3 with his family by his side. Born in Molfetta, It...
Need help
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We really do need some action taken in Ward A, Country Village. I call and ask and give addresses of things that need to be cleaned up, but it never gets done. When the “Action Bureau”...
Fun with Dr. Seuss
Councilwoman reads at Jersey City Library for pre-K kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Three-year-old Maceo Morris didn’t have to wait for Dr. Seuss’s birthday to come around again. He got to hear several books by the famous children’s author read aloud at the Main Branch of the Jers...
Guardians of the waterways
Secaucus Coast Guard Auxiliary keeps the rivers safe
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Down at the end of a narrow, half-hidden driveway off Meadowlands Parkway stands the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary building. Most people don’t even know it’s there, much less what the three dozen or s...
How will Hoboken handle snow better than last year?
Oct 12, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last winter it snowed a lot- more than anyone could have predicted. The city’s response to the snow could have been better. Now is the time for us to learn from last year without placi...
County high school may move from NB to Secaucus
Project had stalled; may eventually replace dinosaur park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With additional money being generated through the state, a plan to move the North Bergen campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology to Secaucus seems to be on the agenda again after being se...
20 years of ‘Clerks’!
Famous Jersey-based indie film has Hudson County connection
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1993, actor Scott Schiaffo was 28, living with his mother in Garfield, N.J., earning a living at two or three retail jobs, and on-and-off binge drinking. He was also working with a Hoboken-based...
Spider-Man tackles breast cancer!
Limited edition comic promotes NB entertainment website
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Spider-Man has come to North Bergen. His mission: to help local resident Michael Kanik launch his new TotallyPopCulture.com website. And to raise a few bucks for breast cancer research while he’s a...