Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27. while trying ...
Abbie Gardner from Red Molly doing a solo act
Mixing the band’s and her own music, playing local concerts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Abbie Gardner, a well-established Dobro guitar player from the band Red Molly, came back to her hometown of Jersey City in early May to play her hometown before continuing on a solo road tour up an...
Race on the Hudson
America’s Cup races first in area in almost a century
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Although high winds over the Hudson River cut short the America’s Cup races, residents on both sides got to watch a sight not seen here since 1920. Thousands of people crowded the banks of the rive...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band to headline at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa will be the main feature at the famous Maxwell’s music venue in Hoboken for Latin Rock Night on Friday, May 27 at 9 p.m. The members hail from Jer...
A storied political life
Neil Carroll, 89, honored for public service
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In many ways, the gathering to honor former Freeholder Neil Carroll on May 14 in Stephen R. Gregg Park in Bayonne was a lot like the last scene from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where the main characte...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Man who died in Jersey City fire identified A man found dead in a three-alarm fire in Jersey City on Wednesday night has been identified, according to NJ.com. Firefighters found Thomas Cahill, 64, ...
Boy’s rescue from fall in well highlights safety concerns at old reservoir
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
When the call came that a boy had fallen into a well at the old reservoir on Summit and Jefferson avenues last week, officials were alarmed but not surprised. Despite warning signs on the northwest...
Ramchal pleads guilty; will resign as councilman
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal pleaded guilty Thursday to charges arising from a 2015 drunken driving arrest. As part of a plea deal to avoid jail time, he will resign his council seat represen...
City adopts noise ordinances, stalls on work conditions law
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Because some City Council members had reservations about a pair of proposed ordinances regulating the work conditions of employees in the city’s larger buildings, the ordinances labeled “Better Job...
Dr. Dot, masseuse to the stars
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Dot has magic hands; some of the biggest celebrities in the world say her hands are made of steel. Others also claim she likes to bite, a technique she’s developed since becoming the masseuse t...