County government warns of high winds on Tuesday
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Off-shore tropical storm Jose will cause high winds and high surf in New Jersey, forecasters predict. On-and-off rain showers are possible through Wednesday morning. The county adv...
Fair heads uptown again
Music, food, and fun at Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday, Sept. 24, thousands of people will flood the city’s main drag from Eighth Street to Fourteenth Street for the fall Hoboken Arts & Music Festival, which is celebrating its 24th year of ex...
From chromate cleanup to (someday) development
Torricelli discusses challenges in removing contamination to create new Gold Coast
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifteen years after setting aside his career in politics, former Sen. Robert Torricelli still looks pretty much the same. His hair has gone gray, but he still has the same bearing of someone still ...
The consummate gangster
JC native Frank Vincent, who played mobsters, dies at 78
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Although known best for his roles as a mobster, actor Frank Vincent got his start at a musician at St. Peter’s Prep. Vincent, a Jersey City native who lived in Bayonne for a while, died at age 78 o...
‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
New band The Skullers, started by Weehawken native and current Hoboken college student Jack Skuller, will release their debut EP “Meet The Skullers” in September. They already have several gigs lin...
Hoboken honeymooners
Local couple chronicles five-year journey in National Geographic book
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2012, Hoboken residents Anne and Mike Howard set off on a honeymoon that was supposed to last a year. Instead, it has no end in sight. The couple intended to take a year off from their j...
Fresh halls, fresh walls
UC gets a new school building, while WNY gets two
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
Both West New York and Union City held opening celebrations for new schools in their districts Sep. 5. Union City’s Sara Gilmore School, located on Kerrigan Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets, is...
Remembering 9/11
People gather at waterfront to pay tribute to victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year, when people gather at the Jersey City memorial to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, something is slightly different. Some years, it’s the weather; other years, it’...
Lunch on the Hudson
Local seniors treated to a cruise, courtesy of the county
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken and Hoboken seniors were treated to a lunch time cruise on the Hudson River last month, sponsored by County Executive Thomas A. DeGise and the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. A DJ pla...
School board ruling announced
Ethics Commission finds no violations of School Ethics Act
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
During last week’s Board of Education meeting, Board President Thomas Kluepfel announced that he and other board members were exonerated on ethics charges brought against them last year regarding f...