Food and fun
Secaucus Street Fair brings out the crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“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
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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...
What’s Catcher in the Rye doing in my deli?
City school tries clever program to get books into kids’ hands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Local woman Brittani Bunney was looking for a way to help her community, and found it this past April when she was one of 40 residents to volunteer to become “principal for a day” at her neighborho...
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 | 37 37 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...
A visionary artist
Artisan restores mural in 150-year-old WNY church
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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...
The search for Boobie
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I want to thank our Hoboken friends and neighbors. Our beloved cat of seven years, Boobie, went missing last weekend. Heartbroken and struggling to explain his disappearance to our two...