Eat up!
‘Taste of Weehawken’ slated for April 29
by Reporter Staff
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Save the date! The Annual Taste of Weehawken returns to the Food Court at Lincoln Harbor on Tuesday April 29. This marks the 14th year for the popular culinary event, which helps raise important fu...
Documentary to examine stereotypes of Italian-Americans
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey filmmaker Frank Gigante and Enrico Muzzi are teaming up to film “The Other Side,” an independent project produced by Gigante’s company My Way Produzioni. The film examines racial stereot...
Filmmaker Frank Gigante to produce an anti-bullying short film with a big message
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based filmmaker Frank Gigante is set to begin working on a new short film, “Broken Silence,” about the dangers of bullying. The film, written by Gigante, is one of many new projects in the ...
Adversaries no more
McGreevey talks about Amiri Baraka
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
A decade after he forced poet Amiri Baraka out as poet laureate of New Jersey, former Gov. Jim McGreevey mourned the poet’s passing. Baraka, who died on Jan. 9 at age 79, was seen as one of the las...
Writing life
Local author addresses Tourette Syndrome, prayers, bullying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
After numerous careers – as a college professor, an athlete, an event planner, a DJ, a rapper, and more – Theresa Borrelli has found her calling. Borrelli, a Weehawken resident who grew up in West ...
A North Bergen native on Hollywood success
Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz’s career keeps on rolling
by Matt Conte
Reporter Correspondent
Dec 29, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
When you go to see “Grudge Match,” which opened on Christmas, it will be understood if you think North Bergen native Joey “Coco” Diaz is a lazy, lay-about sort of guy. However, while Diaz’s charact...
Patching up ‘loved ones’
Local ‘hospital’ specializes in teddy bear and doll health care
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 317 317 recommendations | email to a friend
At this “hospital” on Front Street near the Secaucus town center, a "Doctor Is In" sign hangs in the window. Walking in the front door, visitors find themselves in the “triage” or intake area. A fe...
How do artists process trauma into art?
Novelist examines his own work, and books by others
by John McCaffrey
Reporter Correspondent
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
“Listen to what I have to say: you don’t take away the soul of the person you murder, you give them yours.” Pacifism versus violence is one of the themes I explore in my new novel, “The Book of Ash...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Nov 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 538 538 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: My boyfriend and I split up about six months ago. It was a mutual decision. We just didn’t want the same things in life. Still, I can’t help feeling sad about it. He was my best ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 598 598 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I am so unhappy and mad at myself lately. I find myself irritable, pushing my family away, complaining about everything. I had a stroke last spring, and all these problems have h...